Keys including this Species
Latitudinal Distribution Pattern
Latitudinal Range: 47.4272° to 43.386352°.
- Source: AntMaps
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
Check data from AntWeb
|Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.|
|Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.|
Images from AntWeb
|Paratype of Formica reflexa. Queen (alate/dealate). Specimen code casent0103511. Photographer April Nobile, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences.||Owned by USNM, Washington, DC, USA.|
|Paratype of Formica reflexa. Male (alate). Specimen code casent0103512. Photographer April Nobile, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences.||Owned by USNM, Washington, DC, USA.|
Images from AntWeb
|Paratype of Formica reflexa. Worker. Specimen code casent0103510. Photographer April Nobile, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences.||Owned by USNM, Washington, DC, USA.|
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- reflexa. Formica reflexa Buren, 1942: 399 (w.q.m.) U.S.A.
- Status as species: Creighton, 1950a: 495; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1461; Bolton, 1995b: 202; Ellison, et al. 2012: 171.
- n = 26 (Crozier, 1975).
- Borowiec, M.L., Cover, S.P., Rabeling, C. 2021. The evolution of social parasitism in Formica ants revealed by a global phylogeny. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118, e2026029118 (doi:10.1073/pnas.2026029118).
- Buren, W. F. 1942. New ants from Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Iowa State Coll. J. Sci. 16: 399-408. (page 399, worker, queen, male described)
References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics
- King R. L. and R. M. Sallee. 1964. Notes on Iowa ants. Iowa Academy of Science. 71: 484-485
- Ouellette G. D., F. A. Drummond, B. Choate and E. Groden. 2010. Ant diversity and distribution in Acadia National Park, Maine. Environmental Entomology 39: 1447-1556