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  • Entomology 661846 MCZ Entomology
  • Solenopsis sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Chiricahua Mtns. 7.8 miles NW Jct. Rt. 80 on FSR 74.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-18-93
Identifications
Solenopsis sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis
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: Chiricahua Mtns. 7.8 miles NW Jct. Rt. 80 on FSR 74.
General Habitat: 10-20' tall grove of Emory Oaks (about 20 trees), in sun.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5300 to 5300 ft
Collecting Date: 7-18-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Males and winged queens abundant.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3726
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Large nest with sloppy low mound (<3" tall) of soil particles at edge of grove. Grassy area.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.27. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.27. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.