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  • Entomology 661923 MCZ Entomology
  • Nylanderia vividula
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • 0.5 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 80 on Rt. 533 (NM 533).
  • North America: United States: New Mexico: Hidalgo
  • 8-6-93
Identifications
Nylanderia vividula (Nylander, 1846)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Plagiolepidini Nylanderia vividula
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1992-02-01
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New Mexico
County: Hidalgo
Specific Locality: 0.5 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 80 on Rt. 533 (NM 533).
General Habitat: Open, grazed desert with scattered mesquite.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6000 to 6000 ft
Collecting Date: 8-6-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Polygynous nest.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3930
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Found 6" deep in fine, sandy soil while excavating a Pogonomyrmex barbatus nest with Deborah Gordon.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.77. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.77. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.