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Species: Myrmica fracticornis   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Myrmica lobicornis var. fracticornis Forel, 1901j PDF: 371 (in text) (w.) U.S.A. (New York). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: U.S.A.: New York, Buffalo (sent by Wasmann) (by restriction of Creighton, 1950a PDF: 100). Primary type depositories: MCZC, MSNG. Type notes: Other original syntype locality: U.S.A.: Connecticut (Pergande). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Myrmica rubra scabrinodis fracticornis Emery, 1895; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, 1906g PDF: 7; Wheeler, 1908i PDF: 621; Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 566; Emery, 1921c PDF: 40; Cole, 1937b PDF: 135; Dennis, 1938 PDF: 288.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in mixed broadleaf/Douglas fir forest, 8 times found in conifer forest, 9 times found in aspen forest, 3 times found in ponderosa pine woodland, 7 times found in Mixed montane forest, 3 times found in alpine/conifer forest, 2 times found in pine/aspen woodland, 3 times found in shrub steppe, 4 times found in pine forest, 3 times found in douglas fir forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 44 times under stone, 5 times nest under stone on roadside, open forest, 35 times under rock, 4 times foragers, 4 times under dead wood, 3 times nest under stone, 1 times nuptial flight, emerging from ground, 1 times nest under cow dung, 1 times ex sifted litter, dead wood, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex juniper litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 58 times search, 5 times hand collecting, 4 times Davis sifter, 1 times hand collected, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times sweep sample.

Elevations: collected from 72 - 3350 meters, 2347 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-09-03 00:00:00.0 and 2021-10-03 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Myrmica rubra scabrinodis fracticornis: casent0904076

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