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  • Entomology 662168 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica exsectoides
  • 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
Identifications
Formica exsectoides Forel, 1886
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica exsectoides
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: 180 to 180 ft
Coordinates: 41° ´ N 70° 39.11´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-08; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-08-08
Collecting Event Remarks: Alate queen present.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7685
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.30
Remarks: [3w to C. Rabeling XI-08]
Microhabitat: Low soil mound about 1m wide, in open powerline. Pure coarse sand. Only mound in vicinity. Scattered grasses on mound surface.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.91. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.91. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.