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Species: Formica gnava   Buckley, 1866 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica gnava Buckley, 1866 PDF: 156 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Formica fusca: Wheeler, 1902g PDF: 20.
Revived status as species: Francoeur, 1973 PDF: 238.
Material of the nomen nudum Formica subsericeoneorufibarbis (misspelled as Formica subsericeorufibarbis by Emery, 1925d PDF: 250) referred here by Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 518.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 27 times found in riparian area in desert scrub/grassland, 10 times found in Pinyon-cedar-oak woodland, 8 times found in Desert canyon forest, 4 times found in desert wash, 5 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 5 times found in Mixed oak forest, 1 times found in Pinyon- cedar- cholla woodland, 4 times found in pinyon-cedar woodland, 2 times found in oak/juniper woodland, 2 times found in gallery forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times under stone, 8 times under rock, 2 times nest under rock, 3 times stray foragers on ground, 2 times beating Salix, 3 times ground forager, 2 times understone, 2 times under boulder, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times nest in soil, 1 times nest beneath rock, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times malaise trap, 11 times hand collecting, 10 times search, 5 times direct collection, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours, 1 times yellow pan trap.

Elevations: collected from 183 - 2743 meters, 1499 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1934-07-06 and 2019-09-28

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