Formicoxenus quebecensis

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Formicoxenus quebecensis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Formicoxenus
Species: F. quebecensis
Binomial name
Formicoxenus quebecensis
Francoeur, 1985

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Specimen labels

This ant is a guest in the nests of Myrmica alaskensis.

At a Glance • Xenobiotic  

 

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • quebecensis. Formicoxenus quebecensis Francoeur, in Francoeur, Loiselle & Buschinger, 1985: 378, figs. (q.m.) CANADA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1989a: 323 (l.).

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 28 (Canada) (Francoeur et al., 1985; Fischer, 1987).

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