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Species: Formica pressilabris   Nylander, 1846 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica pressilabris Nylander, 1846a PDF: 911, pl. 18, fig. 21 (w.q.m.) FINLAND. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Formica rufomaculata: Seifert, 2000a PDF: 541.
See also: Radchenko, 2007 PDF: 36.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Czech Republic, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Formica pressilabris   Nylander, W., 1846, Adnotationes in monographiam formicarum borealium Europae., Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 2, pp. 875-944: 911-913, (download) 911-913 4277
Formica pressilabris   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 132, (download) 132 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in alpine meadow, 1 times found in N-slope, alpine meadow, 1 times found in open green pasture, 1 times found in Prado, 1 times found in montane pasture, 1 times found in montane river valley.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times small nest mound, 2 times nest mound, 1 times on the ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times search, 3 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 1500 - 2250 meters, 1857 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-09-24 and 2019-05-22

Type specimens: paratype of Formica exsecta rufomaculata: casent0915634; paratype of Formica tamarae: casent0917259, casent0917260, casent0917261; syntype of Formica pressilabris: casent0915633; syntype of Formica exsecta rufomaculata: casent0911092

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