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Species: Myrmica glacialis   Emery, 1921 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Myrmica lobicornis var. glacialis Emery, 1921c PDF: 38 (w.) CANADA (British Columbia). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Myrmica rubra scabrinodis glacialis Forel, 1904; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.].
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 566; Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 504; Wheeler, 1917e PDF: 21 (in text); Emery, 1921c PDF: 40; Essig, 1926 PDF: 862; Cole, 1937b PDF: 135.
Material of Myrmica glacialis referred to Myrmica lobifrons by Wheeler, 1917e PDF: 21.
Junior synonym of Myrmica fracticornis: Weber, 1948a PDF: 276; Smith, 1951c PDF: 790.
Junior synonym of Myrmica lobifrons: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 100; Smith, 1979: 1350; Bolton, 1995b: 279.
Status as species: Ward, 2005 PDF: 15.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmica glacialis   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Myrmica   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 15, (download) 15 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Pseudotsuga forest, 1 times found in spruce-fir forest, 1 times found in Prunus thicket, 1 times found in rocky summit, 1 times found in open fir woodland, 1 times found in sagebrush, 1 times found in Sierran meadow, 1 times found in fir forest, 1 times found in wet meadow on edge of mixed conifer forest, 1 times found in grassy sagebrush, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times under stone, 2 times under log, 1 times nest under large rock, 1 times ex sifted litter, 1 times alates flying, 1 times stray workers in soil, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten stump.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times hand collecting, 1 times Davis, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1370 - 2765 meters, 2071 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2000-05-27 and 2019-07-13

Type specimens: paratype of Myrmica rubra scabrinodis glacialis: casent0904078; syntype of Myrmica glacialis: casent0907639

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