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Species: Myrmica tahoensis   Weber, 1948 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica schencki var. tahoensis Weber, 1948a PDF: 304 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Myrmica scabrinodis schencki tahoensis Wheeler, 1917; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.].
[Misspelled as thaoensis by Emery, 1921c PDF: 41.].
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1921c PDF: 41.
Subspecies of Myrmica schencki: Smith, 1951c PDF: 790; Smith, 1958c PDF: 113.

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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 Pinus contorta forest, 5 times found in pine/fir woodland, 4 times found in pine/fir forest, 6 times found in pine/fir/juniper woodland, 4 times found in Pinus albicaulis open forest, 2 times found in Field of lakeside rushes, 4 times found in pine-fir forest, 2 times found in pine, Cercocarpus, 1 times found in fir-pine forest, 1 times found in fir-pine woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 16 times under stone, 9 times under rock, 5 times nest under rock, 1 times nest under rock under Pinus albicaulis, 1 times nest under rock at bottom of gully, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times nest in soil under bracken fern, 1 times ground, 1 times under rock on ridge top, 1 times under dead wood, 1 times under bark, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 24 times hand collecting, 4 times pitfall trap, 6 times search, 2 times in pitfall trap, 1 times 15 pitfall traps installed in a 5 by 3 grid, 5 m between each trap, 1 times direct collection, 1 times pitfall, 1 times pitfall traps, 1 times Search, hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 1324 - 3115 meters, 2313 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1915-07-24 and 2020-08-06

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmica schenki tahoensis: casent0900351

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