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  • Entomology 662043 MCZ Entomology
  • Polyergus topoffi
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • Canelo Hills. 5.4 miles NE Junction FSR 58 on FSR 799 just NE Canelo Pass.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Santa Cruz
  • 8-13-07
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Polyergus topoffi Trager, 2013
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Polyergus topoffi
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2017-09-27
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: Santa Cruz
Specific Locality: Canelo Hills. 5.4 miles NE Junction FSR 58 on FSR 799 just NE Canelo Pass.
Verbatim Locality: Arizona: Santa Cruz Co. Canelo Hills. 5.4 mi. NE Jct. FSR 58 on FSR 799 just NE Canelo Pass.
General Habitat: Open Emory Oak-Juniper-Gray Oak-Madrone woodland to 20' tallon gentle slope.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5300 to 5300 ft
Coordinates: 31° 40.45´ N 110° 33.48´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2007-08-13; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 8-13-07
Collecting Event Remarks: Enormous colony. Slave-makers + slaves very aggressive.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7610
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection <50
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 1
whole animal (ethanol) unchecked being processed 9 5 w, 4 slaves
Remarks: [5w, 4 slaves to J. Trager XI-08]; Host = Formica "foreliana"
Microhabitat: Nest between rock + grass clump in partial shade. Rocky Sand.Moderate grassy-herb. veg.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.77. Scanned on 2014-11-25; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.77. Scanned on 2014-11-25; hard copy may have been updated.