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|Temnothorax nitens||Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 17-18, (download)||17-18||21008|
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Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in sagebrush scrub, 8 times found in riparian woodland, 3 times found in pine-fir woodland, 3 times found in shrub steppe, 3 times found in open grassland with scattered pines, 6 times found in pine/fir woodland, 7 times found in oak woodland, 6 times found in conifer forest, 2 times found in gambel oak woods, 3 times found in gambel oak/grassland, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 33 times ex sifted leaf litter, 9 times nest under rock, 12 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 7 times under stone, 7 times ex sifted litter, 2 times nest in dead, rotten Pinus ponderosa stump, 3 times ex dead sagebrush root, 7 times Sifted litter, 6 times pitfall trap, 6 times at light, 2 times sifted leaf litter, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 39 times hand collecting, 22 times Davis sifter, 24 times search, 13 times winkler, 13 times pitfall trap, 7 times Winkler sifter, 3 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 96 hours, 2 times beating, 2 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 48 hours, 3 times Berlese, 1 times Colony Collection, ...
Elevations: collected from 10 - 2820 meters, 1452 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1915-07-14 and 2020-05-30