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  • Entomology 660537 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica
  • 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 Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica
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: 105 to 105 ft
Coordinates: 41° 48.505´ N 70° 39.838´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2014-05-20; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 5-20-14
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 8675
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.30
caste=worker determined by=Stefan P. Cover
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 30
Remarks: Pselaphid Missing! 5-22-14
Microhabitat: In and under large rotten pine branch 1/2 buried in 3