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Species: Formica opaciventris   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica exsectoides var. opaciventris Emery, 1893k PDF: 653 (w.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Gregg, 1952b PDF: 14 (q.).
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 514.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in meadow, 2 times found in subalpine meadow, 4 times found in Aspen-oak forest, 4 times found in Lodgepole pine and sagebrush, 2 times found in Low meadow, 1 times found in Meadow in aspen forest, 1 times found in Mountain meadow, 1 times found in Wet meadow.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times thatched nest, 2 times soil mound nest, 4 times masonry dome, 2 times mound nest, 1 times under wood, 1 times pebble nest, 1 times grassy mound.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1548 - 3200 meters, 2299 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formica opaciventris: casent0905702

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