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  • Entomology 662210 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica obscuripes ?
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • La Sal Mountains. 1.7 miles NE Junction FSR 062 on FSR 063
  • North America: United States: Utah: Grand
  • 7-21-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica obscuripes ?
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica obscuripes
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: Grand
Specific Locality: La Sal Mountains. 1.7 miles NE Junction FSR 062 on FSR 063
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Grand Co. La Sal Mtns. 1.7 mi. NE Jct. FSR 062 on FSR 063
General Habitat: Southwest-facing slope with open Gambel Oak woodland to 15' tall, with large grass-herbaceous gaps. Sandy soil. Moderate grassy-herbaceous groundcover. Sparse grassy-herbaceous vegetation.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8550 to 8550 ft
Coordinates: 38° 38.3´ N 109° 19.05´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-21; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-21-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~5000 ants, no sexuals.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7845
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.60
Remarks: [8w to B. Boudinot I-2012]
Microhabitat: 6" tall thatch nest at base of 12" tall shrub in open.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.124. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.124. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.