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  • Entomology 660536 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica querquetulana
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • Miles Standish State Forest. 1/2 miles south entrance to Camp Cachalot on sand road.
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Plymouth
  • 5-20-14
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica querquetulana Kennedy & Dennis, 1937
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica querquetulana
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
County: Plymouth
Specific Locality: Miles Standish State Forest. 1/2 miles south entrance to Camp Cachalot on sand road.
Verbatim Locality: MA: Plymouth Co.; Miles Standish State Forest. 1/2 mi. S entrance to; Camp Cachalot on sand rd.
General Habitat: Pitch Pine, White Oak, Bear Oak Forest to 30' tall, Blueberry, Bearberry understory. Pure sand.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 150 to 150 ft
Coordinates: 41° 48.507´ N 70° 39.84´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2014-05-20; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 5-20-14
Collecting Event Remarks: ~1000 ants.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 8674
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >40
caste=worker determined by=Stefan P. Cover
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 40
Microhabitat: Thatched pine branch 4