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  • Entomology 662140 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica opaciventris
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • 1.7 miles W. Junction. Gooseberry Rd. on FSR 037, Soldier Canyon Rd.
  • North America: United States: Utah: Sevier
  • 7-16-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica opaciventris Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica opaciventris
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: 1.7 miles W. Junction. Gooseberry Rd. on FSR 037, Soldier Canyon Rd.
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Sevier Co. 1.7 mi. W. Jct. Gooseberry Rd. on FSR 037, Soldier Canyon Rd.
General Habitat: Overgrazed sagebrush-rabbitbrush pasture with sandy soil in small valley.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6350 to 6350 ft
Coordinates: 38° 52.58´ N 111° 46.02´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-16; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-16-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~5000 ants, no sexual brood.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7750
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.50
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 50
Microhabitat: Low grassy soil mound.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.104. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.104. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.