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  • Entomology 661924 MCZ Entomology
  • Pogonomyrmex huachucanus
  • other (ethanol)
  • Chiricahua Mountains, 1.9 mi. W. Southwestern Research Station on FSR 42
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 8-6-93
Identifications
Pogonomyrmex huachucanus Wheeler, W.M., 1914
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Myrmicini Pogonomyrmex huachucanus
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-08-06
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, 1.9 mi. W. Southwestern Research Station on FSR 42
General Habitat: Juniper-Oak (Q. emoryi-Q. grisea) woodland on E.-facing slope, (trees 15-25' tall).
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6000 to 6000 ft
Collecting Date: 8-6-93
Collecting Event Remarks: Excavated with Jurgen + Klaus. Nest went down about 24", consisted of 300 (?) workers, at least 6 queens, males, and seeds.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3931b
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
other (ethanol) good in collection >20
Remarks: 2 vials: 1=ants, 2=seeds.
Microhabitat: Nest with inconspicuous entrance in rocky sparsely grassy opening, exposed to sun.
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.