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  • Entomology 662224 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica sp.
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • La Sal Mountains. 3.2 miles North Junction FSR 063 on FSR 062
  • North America: United States: Utah: Grand
  • 7-22-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
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: Grand
Specific Locality: La Sal Mountains. 3.2 miles North Junction FSR 063 on FSR 062
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Grand Co. La Sal Mtns. 3.2 mi. N. Jct. FSR 063 on FSR 062
General Habitat: Grazed Gambel Oak woodland to 20' tall with large grassy-low shrubby gaps. Dry sandy soil. Sparse grassy-herbaceous vegetation.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8020 to 8020 ft
Coordinates: 38° 31.94´ N 109° 16.98´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-22; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-22-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~5000 ants and winged queens.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7859
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.50
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 50
Remarks: [5Q, 25w in MCZ IX-2012]; Formica nr. fossaceps
Microhabitat: Light thatch over soil nest among grass clumps in open at edge of large gap in Gambel Oak woodland.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.126. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.126. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.