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scientific name    Formica neorufibarbis    

habitat
Boreal and alpine forests (Wheeler and Wheeler, 1963).

seasonality
Found through May to September.

identification
Workers are ~3.5-5.5 mm in length, with a dusky red head, red-brown thorax and dark red gaster(Wheeler and Wheeler, 1963). The gula are without erect hairs and gena have wide coarse punctures (Wheeler and Wheeler, 1977).

life history
Not known.

conservation
Not of concern.

diet info
Omnivorous but also farm aphids above ground.

range
Alaska to Mexico, and extend east to South Dakota (Wheeler and Wheeler, 1963).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=38608



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