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  • Entomology 661786 MCZ Entomology
  • Monomorium minimum
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Sam Houston National Forest, 12.4 mi. SW Jct. Rt. 30 on Farm Rd. 1791.
  • North America: United States: Texas: Montgomery
  • 5-3-93
Identifications
Monomorium minimum (Buckley, 1867)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium minimum
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-05-03
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Texas
County: Montgomery
Specific Locality: Sam Houston National Forest, 12.4 mi. SW Jct. Rt. 30 on Farm Rd. 1791.
General Habitat: Open Shortleaf Pine-Sweetgum-Water Oak-Elm forest, 40-70' tall, with grassy understory and abundant <2 m. tree regeneration.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 5-3-93
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3532
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Nest in sand, about 6" deep. Partial shade, grassy area. Large nest > 2000 w. , but only 1 Queen. Brood in early spring condition: mostly worker larvae and a few worker pupae.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.86. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.86. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.