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  • Entomology 661829 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Hudson, Kane-Perkins, Gravel Pit 0.4 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 62 on Chestnut Street.
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Middlesex
  • 7-5-93
Identifications
Formica sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
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.
General Habitat: Open disturbed grassy-shrubby area with <1 m. tall Comptonia, Blueberries, and mossy groundcover.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 7-5-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Many males and 1 winged queen (not collected) present.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3685
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Coarse, gravelly soil. Large nest with several entrances with fused, sloppy craters.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.17. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.17. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.