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  • Entomology 661978 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica argentea
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • 0.3 mi. E. Fearing Pond on Cutterfield Rd.
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Plymouth
  • 5-10-07
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica argentea Wheeler, W.M., 1912
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica argentea
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
County: Plymouth
Specific Locality: 0.3 mi. E. Fearing Pond on Cutterfield Rd.
General Habitat: Pitch Pine-Bear Oak forest to 30', pure coarse sand, sparsely grassy roadside at forest edge in sun.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 100 to 100 ft
Coordinates: 41° 49.84´ N 70° 39.04´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2007-05-10; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 5-10-07
Collecting Event Remarks: <200 ants; Tetramorium caespitum abundant
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7528A
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.15
Remarks: 2 vials
Microhabitat: Three 4" diameter craters a few inches apart.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.60. Scanned on 2014-11-25; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.60. Scanned on 2014-11-25; hard copy may have been updated.