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  • Entomology 661897 MCZ Entomology
  • Nylanderia sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Chiricahua Mountains, West Turkey Creek. 8.6 mi. E. Jct. Rt. 181 on FSR 41.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-28-93
Identifications
Nylanderia sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Plagiolepidini Nylanderia
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 Mountains, West Turkey Creek. 8.6 mi. E. Jct. Rt. 181 on FSR 41.
General Habitat: Upper north facing slope of creek valeey. Chihuahua Pine forest with occasional Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir (30-45' tall), with Silverleaf oak understory to 25'.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5850 to 5850 ft
Collecting Date: 7-28-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Small colony (<100 w), male queen and worker pupae in nest.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3848
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Under rock in shade. 2" litter and sparse grass present.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.57. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.57. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.