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  • Entomology 661914 MCZ Entomology
  • Leptothorax sp. nov.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Chiricahua Mountains, Tex Canyon. 8.9 mi. NW Jct. Rt. 80 on FSR 74.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 8-1-93
Identifications
Leptothorax sp. nov.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Formicoxenini Leptothorax
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, Tex Canyon. 8.9 mi. NW Jct. Rt. 80 on FSR 74.
General Habitat: Broken grazed woodland (25-35' tall) banks of wash. Emory Oak-Q. grisea-Mexican Blue Oak-Juniper. Fine sandy soil with some rocks.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5150 to 5150 ft
Collecting Date: 8-1-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Complete monogynous colony. No sexual brood.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3905
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Under rock and in litter and rotten wood under stone to 2" deep. In shade. 1" litter and sparse grass present.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.71. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.71. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.