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Species: Myrmica rugulosa   Nylander, 1849 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica rugulosa Nylander, 1849 PDF: 32 (w.q.) FINLAND. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1855 PDF: 405 (m.); Lomnicki, 1924 PDF: 817 (gynandromorph).
Senior synonym of Myrmica clandestina: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 405.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmica rugulosa   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 115, (download) 115 8127
Myrmica rugulosa   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 54, (download) 54 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 137 times found in anthropogenic, 84 times found in dry grassland, 68 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 50 times found in Unknown, 38 times found in heathlands, 16 times found in shrubs, 15 times found in Wet grassland, 15 times found in Forest, 6 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 2 times found in lake shore, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on the ground, 2 times foraging along road, 2 times in old sand pit, 1 times in moss, 1 times in lawn, 1 times ground nest with tiny mound, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground foraging, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times crossing a sandy path, 1 times along path, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 183 times Pitfall trap, 157 times Manual catch, 35 times White pitfall, 20 times search, 10 times Color trap, 5 times Malaise trap, 3 times Nest sample, 2 times insect net, 1 times flooding.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 750 meters, 435 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1909-09-11 and 2020-08-01

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmica clandestina: casent0900276

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