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Species: Formica mucescens   Wheeler, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica truncicola subsp. mucescens Wheeler, 1913i PDF: 442 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Formica rufa: Creighton, 1940a PDF: 3.
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 491.
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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: 2 times found in short grass prairie, 1 times found in Mixed brush, 1 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 1 times found in canyon meadow, 1 times found in Cemetery.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under rock, 1 times in grass hummock.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1676 - 2667 meters, 2267 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-09-22 and 2020-07-12

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