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  • Entomology 661841 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole rugulosa
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • San Bernardino Valley, 1.0 mi. NW Jct. Rt. 89 on FSR 74 (Rucker Canyon Rd.)
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-17-93
Identifications
Pheidole rugulosa Gregg, 1959
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole rugulosa
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-07-17
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Cochise
Specific Locality: San Bernardino Valley, 1.0 mi. NW Jct. Rt. 89 on FSR 74 (Rucker Canyon Rd.)
General Habitat: Grazed grassland desert with fine reddish clay soil, and some rocks.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 4700 to 4700 ft
Collecting Date: 7-17-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Large (800-1000 ants?), polygynous colony. No seeds seen. Winged queens present. All ants in top 12" of soil.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3706
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >30
Microhabitat: 2 rudimentary craters 3" apart in bare soil between grass clumps.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.22. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.22. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.