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  • Entomology 661778 MCZ Entomology
  • Forelius sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Sam Houston National Forest, 11.3 mi. SW Jct. Rt. 30 on Farm Rd. 1791.
  • North America: United States: Texas: Walker
  • 5-2-93
Identifications
Forelius sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Forelius
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Texas
County: Walker
Specific Locality: Sam Houston National Forest, 11.3 mi. SW Jct. Rt. 30 on Farm Rd. 1791.
General Habitat: Small, grassy opening in Shortleaf Pine-Blackjack-Post Oak-Sweetgum-Hickory forest. Pines 40-60' tall. Oaks to 40'. Scattered hardwood seedlings, fine greyish sand soil, about 10' downturning into red clay.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 5-2-93
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3515
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Large (>2000w) colony in fine sand under small pieces of pine bark in partial shade. No queens seen.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.82. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.82. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.