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  • Entomology 661830 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmecocystus sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • 3.9 mi. S. Business I-10 in Wilcox on Rt. 186.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-15-93
Identifications
Myrmecocystus sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Cochise
Specific Locality: 3.9 mi. S. Business I-10 in Wilcox on Rt. 186.
General Habitat: White sand dunes next to Playa. Sparse vegetation dominated by Isocoma (=Haplopappus) and grasses.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 4300 to 4300 ft
Collecting Date: 7-15-93
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3687
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: 4" crater nest with 1" wide entrance in upper dunes. Foraging on cloudy morning.
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.