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  • Entomology 661848 MCZ Entomology
  • Crematogaster minutissima smithi
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Chiricahua Mountains, 13.0 miles NW Jct. Rt. 80 on FSR 74.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-18-93
Identifications
Crematogaster minutissima smithi Creighton, 1950
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster minutissima smithi
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-07-18
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 Mountains, 13.0 miles NW Jct. Rt. 80 on FSR 74.
General Habitat: Grazed Juniper-Oak (grisea-emori)-Manzanita woodland, most trees 15-25' tall.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5850 to 5850 ft
Collecting Date: 7-18-93
Collecting Event Remarks: No queen found. 2 large workers present.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3731b
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >50
Microhabitat: Enormous nest with many male and female sexuals under small rock in partial shade at edge of tree clump. Rocky soil. Colony was excavated to 12" before hitting impenetrable rocks.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.28. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.28. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.