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  • Entomology 662178 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Cove Mountain. 14.3 miles S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068. 0.2 miles SW Junction. FSR 080 on FSR 068.
  • North America: United States: Utah: Sevier
  • 7-18-08
Identifications
Formica sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica
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. 14.3 miles S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068. 0.2 miles SW Junction. FSR 080 on FSR 068.
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Sevier Co. Cove Mtn. 14.3 mi. S. Glenwood Fish Hatchery on FSR 068.
General Habitat: Sagebrush on gentle slope surrounding small creek.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 9380 to 9380 ft
Coordinates: 38° ´ N 111° 57.95´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-18; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-18-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~10,000 ants + many sexual pupae and a few males.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7791
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection <70
Remarks: n. sp.? [10w, 1 male to C. Rabeling XI-08]
Microhabitat: Sandy soil. Moderate grassy-herb. veg. Thatch mound of sage debris 2' tall build up around living sage plant.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.112. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.112. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.