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Formica obscuripes
(western thatching ant)

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Formica obscuripes (western thatching ant)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Formica obscuripes
  • Preferred Common Name
  • western thatching ant
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Formica obscuripes Forel

Preferred Common Name

  • western thatching ant

International Common Names

  • English: thatching, ant, western

EPPO code

  • FORMOB (Formica obscuripes)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Formicidae
  •                             Genus: Formica
  •                                 Species: Formica obscuripes

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

CanadaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-QuebecPresent
USAPresent
-CaliforniaPresentCAB Abstracts
-ColoradoPresent
-MichiganPresent
-MinnesotaPresent
-MontanaPresentCAB Abstracts
-OregonPresentCAB Abstracts
-WashingtonPresentCAB Abstracts
-WyomingPresentCAB Abstracts

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Choristoneura freemani
Malacosoma americanum
Neodiprion lecontei
Neodiprion nanulus

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