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Species: Formica fuscocinerea   Forel, 1874 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica fusca var. fuscocinerea Forel, 1874 PDF: 55 (w.q.m.) SWITZERLAND. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Formica lefrancoisi: Seifert, 2002 PDF: 256.
Status as species: Seifert, 2002 PDF: 256.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: France, Germany, Poland, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Mostly Centr. & NE SLO


Mostly open habitats with stony/sandy ground

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in car park, 2 times found in meadow, 1 times found in park/garden, 1 times found in alpine river bed, 1 times found in road in city, 1 times found in anthropogenic, 1 times found in S-facing meadow, 1 times found in S-slope, city, 1 times found in dry lawn, 1 times found in sidewalk, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times on the ground, 3 times roadside, 2 times ground nest, 2 times along road, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times sidewalk, 1 times path, 1 times on wall, 1 times Nest between stones, 1 times near road, 1 times in moss, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 22 times search.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 1500 meters, 544 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1962-07-27 and 2020-06-30

Type specimens: Lectotype of Formica fuscocinerea: casent0911068

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