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  • Entomology 661745 MCZ Entomology
  • Lasius nearcticus
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • 3.3 mi. NE Jct. Rt. 281 on FSR 4665 (Charley's Creek Rd.)
  • North America: United States: North Carolina: Jackson
  • 5-16-97
Identifications
Lasius nearcticus Wheeler
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Lasius nearcticus
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1997-05-16
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: North Carolina
County: Jackson
Specific Locality: 3.3 mi. NE Jct. Rt. 281 on FSR 4665 (Charley's Creek Rd.)
General Habitat: Upper elevation oak forest: Chestnut Oak-Black Oak-Red Maple-White Oak-overmature Black Locust 70-80' tall with dense blueberry understory. Also: Castanea dentata, Magnolia fraseri, Acer pennsylvanicum, and Magnolia acuminata in understory.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 3950 to 3950 ft
Collecting Date: 5-16-97
Collecting Event Remarks: Sexual larvae present.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4934
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.40
Microhabitat: Under rock in sandy humus in light shade. 2" litter, dense blueberries.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.87. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.87. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.