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  • Entomology 662014 MCZ Entomology
  • Polyergus mexicanus
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • Chiricahua Mountains. 0.3 miles SW Junction FSR 357 on FSR 42D, nr. Rustler PK.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 8-8-07
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Polyergus mexicanus
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Polyergus mexicanus
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2017-09-26
Nature of ID: expert ID
Polyergus breviceps Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Polyergus breviceps
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
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. 0.3 miles SW Junction FSR 357 on FSR 42D, nr. Rustler PK.
Verbatim Locality: Arizona: Cochise Co. Chiricahua Mtns. 0.3 mi. SW Junction FSR 357 on FSR 42D, nr. Rustler PK.
General Habitat: Open Ponderosa Pine, Douglas Fir, SW White Pine, White Fir forest to 60' tall on SE- facing slope.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8450 to 8450 ft
Coordinates: 31° 54.66´ N 109° 16.36´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2007-08-08; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 8-8-07
Collecting Event Remarks: Males present, but no alate females seen.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7570
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.24
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 1
Remarks: 4w, 3 males, 5 slaves to J. Trager XI-08; Host = Formica "occulta"
Microhabitat: Under several adjacent rocks in open, sunny gap. <1" litter. Sparce grassy-herb. veg. Humusy sand.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.69. Scanned on 2014-11-25; hard copy may have been updated.

text (text/html)
Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.69. Scanned on 2014-11-25; hard copy may have been updated.