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Species: Formica neoclara   Emery, 1893 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica fusca var. neoclara Emery, 1893k PDF: 661 (w.) U.S.A. (Colorado). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 509; Emery, 1925d PDF: 248.
Senior synonym of Formica pruinosa: Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 84; Smith, 1979: 1454; Bolton, 1995b: 199.
Material of the unavailable name Formica fusca pruinosa lutescens referred here by Creighton, 1950a PDF: 535; Smith, 1958c PDF: 157; Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 84; Smith, 1979: 1454; Bolton, 1995b: 199.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 26 times found in thatched nest, moderate shrubland, few spruce, fine sand/clay, brood, 22 times found in nest under stone with soil mound, sparse forest, pine/fir/aspen, rocky loam, brood, active, 17 times found in nest under bark of log, fir/pine/aspen forest, brood in nest, escape with brood, clay loam soil, 16 times found in under stone of campfire ring, riaparian city park, trees, clay loam soil, escape with brood, 14 times found in pine/aspen forest, clay loam soil, 0 times found in loose on ground, 11 times found in nest in stump, very dry, wet root, moderate shrubland, few spruce, fine sand/clay, brood, 9 times found in Meadow, 9 times found in nest in stump, riparian city park, trees, clay loam soil, escape, 0 times found in grassy area, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 25 times under rock, 10 times under stone, 4 times under cow dung, 3 times sagebrush canyon and stream, 6 times under log, 4 times foragers, 2 times nest in sandy soil under grass, 3 times ground foragers, 1 times strays, 4 times nest under stone, 1 times strays on ground/under rocks, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 39 times Search, 7 times hand collecting, 3 times direct collection, 0 times pitfall trap, 1 times observation, 1 times 11 25 am, clear, fair, 0 times general collecting.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 3753 meters, 1469 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1909-04-13 and 2020-06-05

Type specimens:



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