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Species: Myrmica spatulata   Smith, 1930 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Myrmica schencki var. spatulata Smith, 1930d PDF: 566, figs. 1-4 (w.q.) U.S.A. (Mississippi). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: 6 syntype workers, 4 syntype queens. Primary type locality: U.S.A.: Mississippi, 5 mi. W Starkville (M.R. Smith). Primary type depositories: MCZC, MSUS, USNM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 105; Yensen et al., 1977 PDF: 182; Smith, 1979: 1351; Bolton, 1995b: 283; Coovert, 2005 PDF: 39.
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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: 3 times found in Mixed deciduous forest, 2 times found in Mixed oak bluff forest, 2 times found in open hardwood forest, 1 times found in bottomland hardwood forest, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in mixed broadleaf, hemlock woods.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times swarming, 1 times strays; Prenolepis nest in soil, 1 times leaf mold, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times lawn, 1 times in rotting log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times general collecting, 1 times direct collection, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 450 meters, 300 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1921-07-05 00:00:00.0 and 2017-08-19 00:00:00.0

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