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  • Entomology 661936 MCZ Entomology
  • Lasius latipes
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Martha's Vineyard, 1-2 mi. E. Gate 17 in Manuel Corellus State Forest.
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Dukes
  • 8-22-93
Identifications
Lasius latipes (Walsh, 1863)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Lasius latipes
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1993-08-22
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
County: Dukes
Specific Locality: Martha's Vineyard, 1-2 mi. E. Gate 17 in Manuel Corellus State Forest.
General Habitat: Pine barrens. Open grassy-herbaceous firelane in Pitch pine, Bear Oak scrub.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5500 to 5500 ft
Collecting Date: 8-22-93
Collecting Event Remarks: alpha latipes (latipes x claviger). Phorids? buzzing around ants during excavation. Queens seen.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3956
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >10
Microhabitat: Pre-mating flight holes, no excavated soil.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.84. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.84. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.