Formica nevadensis

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Formica nevadensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species group: microgyna
Species: F. nevadensis
Binomial name
Formica nevadensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1904

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Specimen labels

At a Glance • Temporary parasite  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Nevada, Wheeler and Wheeler (1986) - We have 7 records from 5 localities; 6,800-10,400 ft. All were from the Coniferous Forest Biome. We have description of one nest: a crescent of thatch beside a stone. The workers were foraging on a young bristlecone pine.

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • nevadensis. Formica microgyna var. nevadensis Wheeler, W.M. 1904f: 373 (q.) U.S.A. Cole, 1956f: 256 (w.). Raised to species: Wheeler, W.M. 1905c: 272; Cole, 1956f: 257.

Description

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