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  • Entomology 661949 MCZ Entomology
  • Solenopsis invicta
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Grassy Key, 3.4 mi. W. eastern tip of island measured on Rt. 1.
  • North America: United States: Florida: Monroe
  • 1-4-94
Identifications
Solenopsis invicta Buren, 1972
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis invicta
red imported fire ant
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1994-01-04
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
County: Monroe
Specific Locality: Grassy Key, 3.4 mi. W. eastern tip of island measured on Rt. 1.
General Habitat: Sparsely grassy-herbaceous, almost sterile powerline bordered by mangrove forest 15-20' tall.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 1-4-94
Collecting Event Remarks: No sexuals or sexual brood in nest.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3977
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Obscure low mound on side of dirt road, in open.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.90. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.90. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.