Myrmica tahoensis

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Myrmica tahoensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. tahoensis
Binomial name
Myrmica tahoensis
Weber, 1948

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.

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

  • tahoensis. Myrmica schencki var. tahoensis Weber, 1948a: 304 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. [First available use of Myrmica scabrinodis subsp. schencki var. tahoensis Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 504; unavailable name.] Subspecies of emeryana: Creighton, 1950a: 99. Raised to species: Yensen, Clark & Francoeur, 1977: 182.



  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 99, Subspecies of emeryana)
  • 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 304, Myrmica schencki var. tahoensis; worker, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917a. The mountain ants of western North America. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 52: 457-569 (page 504, First available use of Myrmica scabrinodis subsp. schencki var. tahoensis; unavailable name.)
  • Yensen, N. P.; Clark, W. H.; Francoeur, A. 1977. A checklist of Idaho ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pan-Pac. Entomol. 53: 181-187 (page 182, Raised to species)