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  • Entomology 661901 MCZ Entomology
  • Monomorium sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Chiricahua Mtns. West Turkey Creek. 9.8 mi E. Jct. Rt. 181 on FSR 41.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-28-93
Identifications
Monomorium sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium
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. West Turkey Creek. 9.8 mi E. Jct. Rt. 181 on FSR 41.
General Habitat: Open Chihuahua Pine-Juniper-Quercus grisea forest 25-40' tall on South-facing slope.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6100 to 6100 ft
Collecting Date: 7-28-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Mid-elevation form. Colony with 2 wingless morph queens and about six very larger workers. These ants look and act exactly like the smaller workers. I've seen them carry brood, attack, and they do not cluster with the queens.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3856
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >50
Microhabitat: Under rock in partial shade at edge of small opening. <1" litter, no grass. Sandy soil.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.59. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.59. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.