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  • Entomology 661916 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole tysoni
  • 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
Pheidole tysoni Forel, 1901
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole tysoni
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-08-01
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: Large (400-600 ants), monogynous colony. No litter, but sparse grass present. No seeds found in nest.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3907
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >30
Microhabitat: Under rock in partial shade at edge of large Juniper canopy bordering on grassy, open area. Fine sand soil.
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.