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Species: Formica curiosa   Creighton, 1935 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica curiosa Creighton, 1935 PDF: 5, fig. 2 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Formica parcipappa: Snelling, 1969c PDF: 194.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in near alkalai flat, greasewood-like plant dominant, 1 times found in sagebrush near stream, 2 times found in shrub steppe, 1 times found in alkali flat.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under stone, 1 times nest in soil, dulotic, 1 times mixed nest under stone, 1 times crater nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 170 - 2290 meters, 829 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1934-06-13 and 2017-08-23

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000077028, fmnhins0000083063, fmnhins0000083064, fmnhins0000083065; syntype of Formica curiosa: casent0903280

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