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  • Entomology 661509 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole dentata
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Archbold Biological Station
  • North America: United States: Florida: Highlands
  • 3-30-93
Identifications
Pheidole dentata Mayr, 1886
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole dentata
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-03-30
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
County: Highlands
Specific Locality: Archbold Biological Station
General Habitat: Slash Pine-Oak-Rosemary savanna S. Station.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 3-30-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Small colony. These ants are the real adult coloration in this habitat.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3456
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.45
Microhabitat: In and under rotten pine log with bark 8" diam. in open, shrubby area. Nest under log was in dense root mat extending 6" down.