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  • Entomology 662136 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica oreas comptula
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • Pahvant Range. 9.6 miles WSW Junction. Rt. 50 on FSR 102 (100).
  • North America: United States: Utah: Millard
  • 7-16-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica oreas comptula Wheeler, W.M., 1913
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica oreas comptula
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. 9.6 miles WSW Junction. Rt. 50 on FSR 102 (100).
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Millard Co. 9.6 mi. WSW Jct. Rt. 50 on FSR 102 (100). Pahvant Range.
General Habitat: Heavily grazed sagebrush on gentle E-facing slope, ~30% sage cover.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 9050 to 9050 ft
Coordinates: 38° 57.61´ N 112° 6.16´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-16; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-16-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~10,000 ants + sexual pupae.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7745
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.50
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 50
Microhabitat: Under thatched rock in open sage. Sandy soil.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.103. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.103. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.