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Species: Lasius murphyi   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Lasius (Acanthomyops) murphii Forel, 1901j PDF: 367 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (North Carolina). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: U.S.A.: North Carolina, Morgantown, 16.vii. (A. Forel). Primary type depositories: AMNH, MCZC, MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Justified emendation of spelling to Lasius murphyi: Wheeler, 1905j PDF: 398.]
Combination in Acanthomyops: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 431; Wing, 1968a PDF: 113.
Combination in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in deciduous shrub, 1 times found in Deciduous woodland, 1 times found in Mixed canyon forest, 1 times found in mixed grass prairie, 1 times found in Moist Meadow, 1 times found in pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in Cedar-oak-meadow, 1 times found in deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times under rock, 2 times under stone, 1 times under boulder, 1 times on sand, invading Lasius neoniger neoniger, 1 times on gravel road, 1 times Foret des terr..

Elevations: collected from 90 - 2195 meters, 1664 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1941-05-12 00:00:00.0 and 2010-10-15 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Lasius murphyi: casent0911058

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