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  • Entomology 661783 MCZ Entomology
  • Monomorium sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Sam Houston National Forest, 11.0 mi. SW Jct. Rt. 30 on Farm Rd. 1791.
  • North America: United States: Texas: Walker
  • 5-3-93
Identifications
Monomorium sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium
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, 11.0 mi. SW Jct. Rt. 30 on Farm Rd. 1791.
General Habitat: Mature pine-oak forest at roadside. Shortleaf Pine-Loblolly Pine 50-60' tall with shorther (to 40') Quercus falcata, Q. stellata, Water Oak, Elm.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 5-3-93
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3525
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >50
Microhabitat: Rotten pine branch 3" diameter partly buried in litter, in partial shade. Polygynous nest. Early spring brood: mostly small larvae, some worker pupae.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.85. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.85. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.