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Species: Lasius arizonicus   Wheeler, 1917 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Lasius (Acanthomyops) interjectus subsp. arizonicus Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 532 (w.) U.S.A. (Arizona). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated, “many”). Primary type locality: U.S.A.: Arizona, Huachuca Mts, Miller Canyon, 5000 ft, xi.1910 (W.M. Wheeler) (by restriction of Creighton, 1950a PDF: 431). Primary type depositories: AMNH, LACM, MCZC. Type notes: Other original syntype localities: Arizona, Huachuca Mts, Carr Canyon (Biedermann), Arizona, Huachuca Mts, Ramsay Canyon (W.M. Mann). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Lasius (Acanthomyops) interjectus subsp. arizonicus Wheeler, 1916o PDF: 172. Nomen nudum.]
Wing, 1968a PDF: 90 (q.m.)
Combination in Acanthomyops: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 431; Wing, 1968a PDF: 90.
Combination in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.
Status as species: Buren, 1950 PDF: 184; Wing, 1968a PDF: 90 (redescription); Hunt & Snelling, 1975 PDF: 22; Smith, 1979: 1440; Bolton, 1995b: 53; Mackay & Mackay, 2002 PDF: 271.
// Distribution


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in Desert canyon forest, 3 times found in pine-oak woodland, 1 times found in riparian oak woodland, 3 times found in oak pine woodland, 3 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 2 times found in edge pine-fir woodland/recent burn area, 2 times found in oak foothills, 1 times found in oak/juniper woodland, 1 times found in oak/pine woodland, 1 times found in live oak-pine-juniper woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times under rock, 1 times nest under rock, 4 times under stone, 2 times ground forager, 1 times in ashy soil, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter sample, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times dead queen under dead wood, 1 times Acanthomyops under stone, 1 times workers in dead wood, 1 times workers and one male under stone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Search, 1 times hand collecting, 2 times hand collected, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours, 1 times winkler.

Elevations: collected from 1550 - 2440 meters, 1797 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1946-10-19 00:00:00.0 and 2019-02-16 00:00:00.0

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