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  • Entomology 660539 MCZ Entomology
  • Temnothorax texanus
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Camp Cachalot near Miles Standish State Forest.
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Plymouth
  • 5-20-14
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Temnothorax texanus (Wheeler, W.M., 1903)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Formicoxenini Temnothorax texanus
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: Camp Cachalot near Miles Standish State Forest.
Verbatim Locality: Mass:; Plymouth Co. Camp Cachalot near Myles; Standish State Forest.
General Habitat: Pitch Pine, White Oak, Bear Oak Forest to 30' tall, Blueberry, Bearberry understory. Pure sand.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 130 to 130 ft
Coordinates: 41° 48.815´ N 70° 39.817´ 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 8678
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.30
caste=worker determined by=Stefan P. Cover
Microhabitat: Cryptic bare hole nest at edge of Bearberry mat in open gap. Pure sand. Nest about 3