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  • Entomology 661943 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole moerens
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Sunrise., Jct. Nob Hill Rd. and NW 44th Street.
  • North America: United States: Florida: Broward
  • 1-2-94
Identifications
Pheidole moerens Wheeler, W.M., 1908
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole moerens
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
County: Broward
Specific Locality: Sunrise., Jct. Nob Hill Rd. and NW 44th Street.
General Habitat: Large, mowed vacant lot with relatively high water table (isolated clumps of Bald Cypress present).
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 1-2-94
Collecting Event Remarks: 300-400 workers + soldiers in nest. Couldn't find queen, little brood in nest.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3968
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >30
Microhabitat: Sloppy crater nest ~ 2" diam. in sandy humus down to about 8".
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.88. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.88. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.