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  • Entomology 662130 MCZ Entomology
  • Temnothorax sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Pahvant Range. 8.9 miles W. Junction. Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
  • North America: United States: Utah: Millard
  • 7-16-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Temnothorax sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Formicoxenini Temnothorax
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: Millard
Specific Locality: Pahvant Range. 8.9 miles W. Junction. Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Millard Co. Pahvant Range. 8.9 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
General Habitat: Gap with scattered sagebrush, common juniper, large Cercocarpus to 20' tall, and Abies concolor.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8780 to 8780 ft
Coordinates: 38° 57.68´ N 112° 5.51´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-16; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-16-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~100 ants, 1 Queen, sexual pupae.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7736
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.80
Remarks: I think thismight be the Sagebrush sister species to L. rugulatus from Colorado.
Microhabitat: Shallow nest under flat rock in large, open sparsely grassy-herb. Sandy soil.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.101. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.101. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.