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  • Entomology 661880 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Sacramento Mountains, 0.8 miles N. Jct. Rt. 24 on FSR 568. Jct. FSR 568 + Rt. 24 located 0.8 mi. N. Jct. Rt. 82 on Rt. 24
  • North America: United States: New Mexico: Otero
  • 7-23-93
Identifications
Formica sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New Mexico
County: Otero
Specific Locality: Sacramento Mountains, 0.8 miles N. Jct. Rt. 24 on FSR 568. Jct. FSR 568 + Rt. 24 located 0.8 mi. N. Jct. Rt. 82 on Rt. 24
General Habitat: Douglas Fir-White Fir-Ponderosa Pine-Limber Pine forest 50-60' tall.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8700 to 8700 ft
Collecting Date: 7-23-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Males present.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3802a
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >40
Remarks: 2 vials.
Microhabitat: 2-3" tall soil "mound" in sun at edge of small grassy-herbaceous opening.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.45. Scanned on 2014-12-09; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.45. Scanned on 2014-12-09; hard copy may have been updated.