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  • Entomology 661814 MCZ Entomology
  • Solenopsis sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Davy Crockett National Forest, 4.9 mi. NNW Jct. Farm Rd. 2262 on Farm Rd. 357.
  • North America: United States: Texas: Trinity
  • 5-9-93
Identifications
Solenopsis sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis
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: Trinity
Specific Locality: Davy Crockett National Forest, 4.9 mi. NNW Jct. Farm Rd. 2262 on Farm Rd. 357.
General Habitat: Recently burned mature Loblolly Pine-Shortleaf Pine forest (50-70' tall), with understory of mostly swamp White Oak to 30' . Grey clay soil.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 5-9-93
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3627
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Charred rotten oak log in small gap in partial shade. Large colony spread throughout 1.5 m. length of log in series of small chambers. Numerous termites present in log.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.108. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 7, pg.108. Scanned on 2014-09-03; hard copy may have been updated.