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Species: Formica spatulata   Buren, 1944 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica microgyna subsp. spatulata Buren, 1944a PDF: 305 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 508.
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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 Mountaintop grass.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under boulder, 1 times Asclepias syriaca tending Aphis asclepiadis #10046 without strife, apparently 2 species of Formica, this #10048 & #10049 commingled on leaves.

Elevations: collected from 1560 - 1780 meters, 1670 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1940-06-12 and 2006-08-14

Type specimens: paratype: casent0103451, casent0103452, casent0103453

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