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  • Entomology 662176 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica dakotensis
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Cove Mountain. 13.4 miles S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068.
  • North America: United States: Utah: Sevier
  • 7-18-08
Identifications
Formica dakotensis Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica dakotensis
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. 13.4 miles S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068.
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Sevier Co. Cove Mtn. 13.4 mi. S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068.
General Habitat: Enormous grazed sagebrush meadow. Gentle N-facing slope, sagebrush ~25% cover.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 9360 to 9360 ft
Coordinates: 38° ´ N 111° 56.89´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-18; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-18-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~2000 ants + sexual pupae.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7781
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.40
Remarks: [7w to C. Rabeling XI-08]
Microhabitat: Silty sand. 6" tall thatch nest at base of small sage nxt to rock in open. Moderate grassy-herb. veg.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.110. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.110. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.