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  • Entomology 662233 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica limata
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • La Sal Mountains 0.7 miles Northeast Junction County Road 154 on FSR 073 (La Sal Pass Road)
  • North America: United States: Utah: San Juan
  • 7-22-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica limata Wheeler, W.M., 1913
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica limata
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: San Juan
Specific Locality: La Sal Mountains 0.7 miles Northeast Junction County Road 154 on FSR 073 (La Sal Pass Road)
Verbatim Locality: Utah: San Juan Co. La Sal Mtns. 0.7 mi. NE Jct. Co. Rd. 154 on FSR 073 (La Sal Pass Rd.)
General Habitat: Open, grazed Gambel Oak woodland to 15' tall with large Sagebrush gaps on gentle south-facing slope. Dry sandy soil. Moderate grassy-herbaceous vegetation.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7980 to 7980 ft
Coordinates: 38° 22.08´ N 109° 11.78´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-22; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-22-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~100 ants + sexual pupae.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7868
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection <50
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 50
Remarks: (neogates gr.)
Microhabitat: 3" diameter crater in open sagebrush gap.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.128. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.128. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.