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Species: Lasius latipes   (Walsh, 1863) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Formica latipes Walsh, 1863 PDF: 311 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1866b PDF: 889.
Combination in Lasius (Acanthomyops): Emery, 1893k PDF: 642.
Combination in Acanthomyops: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 431.
Combination in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius latipes   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 79, (download) 79 3923
Lasius latipes   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Lasius latipes   Mayr, G., 1866, Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 16, pp. 885-908: 889, (download) 889 4366

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in shortgrass prairie, 1 times found in gambel oak, grass, 5 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 2 times found in juniper woodland, 2 times found in grass/oak scrub, 2 times found in sagebrush, 2 times found in desert riparian, 3 times found in Sagebrush & meadow, 2 times found in gambel oak woodland, 1 times found in gambel oak/grassland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 16 times under stone, 14 times under rock, 13 times under boulder, 1 times on trail, 3 times nest under stone, 2 times forager, 1 times under dead wood, 2 times nuptial flight, 1 times in soil, 2 times garden, 1 times preparing to swarm, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 18 times search, 2 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 0 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 152 - 2591 meters, 1726 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1919-09-10 00:00:00.0 and 2021-04-24 00:00:00.0

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