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  • Entomology 661805 MCZ Entomology
  • Trachymyrmex septentrionalis
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Sam Houston, National Forest. 11.0 mi. SW Jct. Rt. 30 on Farm Rd. 1791 SW Huntsville.
  • North America: United States: Texas: Walker
  • 5-8-93
Identifications
Trachymyrmex septentrionalis (McCook, 1881)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Attini Trachymyrmex septentrionalis
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 SW Huntsville.
General Habitat: Mature Pine-Oak forest at roadside. Shortleaf Pine-Loblolly Pine 50-60' with shorter (to 40') Quercus falcata, Q. stellata, Water Oak and elm.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 5-8-93
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3600
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >10
Microhabitat: Garden in one chamber within crumbly red rotten log 14" diameter partly buried in litter in shade. What a totally bizarre nest site for T. septentrionalis.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.102. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.102. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.