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Species: Lasius (Acanthomyops) occidentalis   Wheeler, 1909 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Lasius (Acanthomyops) occidentalis Wheeler, 1909e PDF: 83 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Acanthomyops: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 432.
Combination in Lasius: Ward, 2005 PDF: 13.
See also: Wing, 1968a PDF: 143.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in Quercus emoryi, Q. grisea, Juniper woodland 15-30' tall, 1 times found in aspen forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times under rock in shade 2" oak litter, sparse grass, 1 times understone, 1 times under rock.

Elevations: collected from 1554 - 2896 meters, 2123 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1903-07-18 and 2013-03-30

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