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  • Entomology 662239 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica obtusopilosa
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • Kaibab Plateau. 10.0 miles south of Rt. 89 junction on Rt. 89A (in Kanab, UT)
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Coconino
  • 8-19-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica obtusopilosa Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica obtusopilosa
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Coconino
Specific Locality: Kaibab Plateau. 10.0 miles south of Rt. 89 junction on Rt. 89A (in Kanab, UT)
Verbatim Locality: Arizona: Coconino Co. Kaibab 10.0 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 89 on Rt. 89A (in Kanab, UT)
General Habitat: Disturbed rabbit-bruch-sagebrush roadside on flat, sandy soil with clay. Sparse grassy-herbaceous vegetation. Sage 2-4' tall, ~20% cover.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 4750 to 4750 ft
Coordinates: 36° 55.62´ N 112° 28.57´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-08-19; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 8-19-08
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7877
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection <20
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 20
Microhabitat: Cryptic nest in open bare sandy soil.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.130. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.130. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.