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  • Entomology 661711 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica subsericea
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Horse Cove, 0.7 mi. SSE Jct. WhiteSide Cove Road on Horse Cove Rd.
  • North America: United States: North Carolina: Macon
  • 5-11-97
Identifications
Formica subsericea Say
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica subsericea
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
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, 0.7 mi. SSE Jct. WhiteSide Cove Road on Horse Cove Rd.
General Habitat: Tuliptree-Chestnut Oak-White Pine-Red Maple forest 50-70' tall with Rhododendron-Kalmia-Huckleberry understory.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 3260 to 3260 ft
Collecting Date: 5-11-97
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4878
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection 30
Microhabitat: Sloppy soil nest at edge of dirt road in sun. Sandy soil. 1" litter. No herbaceous vegetation.
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.