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  • Entomology 661828 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmecina americana
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Erin. 1/2 mi. E. Jct. Federal Rd. on S. Greenbush Rd. Monahan Farm.
  • North America: United States: New York: Chemung
  • 6-20-93
Identifications
Myrmecina americana Emery
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Myrmecinini Myrmecina americana
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-06-20
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New York
County: Chemung
Specific Locality: Erin. 1/2 mi. E. Jct. Federal Rd. on S. Greenbush Rd. Monahan Farm.
General Habitat: Partly overgrown old field.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 2000 to 2000 ft
Collecting Date: 6-20-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Unusual nest site for this species, which is usually limited to truly forested sites. Brood: larvae only.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3673
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection <10
Microhabitat: Nest at base of Polytrichum clump in partial shade, in Pin Cherry stand (15-20' tall) with grassy understory.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.13. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.13. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.