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  • Entomology 662097 MCZ Entomology
  • Aphaenogaster rudis
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Myles Standish State Forest. Large powerline 1.6 miles SW Junction. LongPond Rd. on Alden Rd.
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Plymouth
  • 7-08-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Aphaenogaster rudis Enzmann, J., 1947
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Aphaenogaster rudis
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: Myles Standish State Forest. Large powerline 1.6 miles SW Junction. LongPond Rd. on Alden Rd.
Verbatim Locality: Mass: Plymouth Co. Myles Standish State Forest. Large powerline 1.6 mi. SW Jct. Long Pond Rd. on Alden Rd.
General Habitat: Open grassy-low shrubby powerline. Dense bearberry, lowbush blueberry, Hudsonia, Huckleberry <0.5m tall. Scattered Pitch Pine + Bear Oak to 1.5m.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 200 to 200 ft
Coordinates: 41° 52.3´ N 70° 39.06´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-08; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-08-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~400 ants, no sexuals.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7689
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.70
Remarks: Aphaenogaster rudis complex
Microhabitat: In and under rotten pine log on open powerline. Partial shade of small pine. Dense shrubby groundcover.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.92. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.92. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.