Myrmica glacialis

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Myrmica glacialis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. glacialis
Binomial name
Myrmica glacialis
Emery, 1921

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: Canada (type locality), United States.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • glacialis. Myrmica lobicornis var. glacialis Emery, 1921f: 38 (w.) CANADA. [First available use of Myrmica rubra r. scabrinodis var. glacialis Forel, 1904a: 154; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of fracticornis: Weber, 1948a: 276; of lobifrons: Wheeler, W.M. 1917e: 21; Creighton, 1950a: 100. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Ward, 2005: 15.



  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 100, Junior synonym of lobifrons)
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 38, worker described)
  • Ward, P.S. 2005. A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 936: 1-68 (page 15, Revived status as valid species)
  • Weber, N. A. 1948a. A revision of the North American ants of the genus Myrmica Latreille with a synopsis of the Palearctic species. II. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 41: 267-308 (page 276, Junior synonym of fracticornis)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wheeler W. M. 1917. The mountain ants of western North America. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 52: 457-569.