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  • Entomology 661520 MCZ Entomology
  • Solenopsis sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Beaver Creek Picnic Area, 7.5 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 135 on Rt. 50.
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 7-12-95
Identifications
Solenopsis sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: Gunnison
Specific Locality: Beaver Creek Picnic Area, 7.5 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 135 on Rt. 50.
General Habitat: Sagebrush (~50% cover) on hillside surrounding Beaver Creek.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7750 to 7750 ft
Collecting Date: 7-12-95
Collecting Event Remarks: Queen, maybe 100 workers, + some larvae.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4501
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection 20
Microhabitat: Fine, sandy soil. Under rock in partial shade of 3 m. tall juniper.Under very same rock as 4500.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.106. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.106. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.