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  • Entomology 662124 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica coloradensis
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • Cove Mountain. 13.1 miles S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068.
  • North America: United States: Utah: Sevier
  • 7-15-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica coloradensis Creighton, 1940
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica coloradensis
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2017-08-29
Nature of ID: expert ID
Formica sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Utah
County: Sevier
Specific Locality: Cove Mountain. 13.1 miles S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068.
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Sevier Co. Cove Mtn. 13.1 mi. S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068.
General Habitat: Enormous open grazed sagebrush meadow surrounded by coniferous forest. S-facing slope at border with Subalpine Fir, Aspen forest to 40' tall, meadow dominated by sagebrush (~30% cover), several small shrubs (<3' tall).
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 9400 to 9400 ft
Coordinates: 38° 38.93´ N 111° 56.99´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-15; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-15-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~5000 ants, no sexual brood.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7728
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.40
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 40
Remarks: [29w in MCZ IX-2012]
Microhabitat: Under thatched rock in open.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.100. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.100. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.