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  • Entomology 661709 MCZ Entomology
  • Lasius alienus
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Horse Cove, 2.0 mi. SE Jct. Rt. 64 in Highlands on Horse Cove Road.
  • North America: United States: North Carolina: Macon
  • 5-11-97
Identifications
Lasius alienus Foerster
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Lasius alienus
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1997-05-11
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: North Carolina
County: Macon
Specific Locality: Horse Cove, 2.0 mi. SE Jct. Rt. 64 in Highlands on Horse Cove Road.
General Habitat: Tuliptree-White Oak-Mockernut Hickory-overmature Black Locust 70-80' tall with Sugar Maple-Silverbell-Fraser Magnolia-Hemlock Cornus florida in understory on SE-facing slope.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 3550 to 3550 ft
Collecting Date: 5-11-97
Collecting Event Remarks: >500 ants, polygynous.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4876
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.40
Microhabitat: Dark brown crumbly rotten wood 1/2 buried in soil and litter (1"). Light shade.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.75. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.75. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.