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  • Entomology 661852 MCZ Entomology
  • Temnothorax neomexicanus
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Chiricahua Mountains, 6.3 mi. W. Onion Saddle on FSR 42. Pinery Canyon.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-19-93
Identifications
Temnothorax neomexicanus (Wheeler, W.M., 1903)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Formicoxenini Temnothorax neomexicanus
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-07-19
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, 6.3 mi. W. Onion Saddle on FSR 42. Pinery Canyon.
General Habitat: Chihuahua Pine-Juniper-Emory Oak forest along creek valley 30-50' tall, with grassy groundcover.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5750 to 5750 ft
Collecting Date: 7-19-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Complete colony: 46 workers, 1 queen, 4 males, all worker brood.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3740
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Under rock in light shade at base of pine. Nest extended 3" deep. <1" litter present, no grass.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.31. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.31. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.