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  • Entomology 661822 MCZ Entomology
  • Camponotus americanus
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Hudson. Kane-Perkins Gravel Pit 0.4 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 62 on Chestnut Street (Marlboro Rd.).
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Middlesex
  • 5-31-93
Identifications
Camponotus americanus Mayr
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus americanus
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-05-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex
Specific Locality: Hudson. Kane-Perkins Gravel Pit 0.4 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 62 on Chestnut Street (Marlboro Rd.).
General Habitat: Disturbed open field with scattered (<2 m) Trembling Aspen, Grey Birch, Willow, Bigtooth Aspen and Comptonia. Groundcover: > 70% moss, with scattered Equisetum, Solidago, and Milkweed. Fine sand.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 5-31-93
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3652
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: At edge of opening in scrubby Trembling Aspen, Grey Birch, White Pine woods 15-30' tall. Partial shade. Medium-textured sand. Three 6" craters within a square meter.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.8. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.8. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.