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  • Entomology 662234 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole pilifera coloradensis
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • 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
Pheidole pilifera coloradensis Emery, 1895
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole pilifera coloradensis
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: Mature colony: ~500 ants + winged queens, no males. Did not find seed chambers.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7869
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.50
Remarks: [2Q, 2 sold, 8w to C. Moreau, I-2013]
Microhabitat: Under rock in sagebrush gap in open.
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.