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  • Entomology 662065 MCZ Entomology
  • Lasius umbratus
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Chestnut Hill. Hammond Pond Park Reservation.
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Middlesex
  • 9-13-07
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Lasius umbratus (Nylander)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Lasius umbratus
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: Middlesex
Specific Locality: Chestnut Hill. Hammond Pond Park Reservation.
Verbatim Locality: MA: Middlesex Co. Chestnut Hill. Hammond Pond Park Reservation.
General Habitat: Secondary oak forest.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 200 to 200 ft
Coordinates: 42° 19.27´ N 71° 10.27´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2007-09-13; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 9-13-07
Collecting Event Remarks: Pre-mating flight excavation in open lawn on small hilltop. Found two days after rain ending a bad drought. No mating flight at 5:30 PM. Males only.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7649
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.50
Remarks: Lasius umbratus complex
Microhabitat: Dense grass, mostly dead. Coarse sandy soil. Nest nr. Toxic waste bed.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.85. Scanned on 2014-11-25; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.85. Scanned on 2014-11-25; hard copy may have been updated.