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  • Entomology 662247 MCZ Entomology
  • Aphaenogaster occidentalis
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Kaibab Plateau. 6.0 miles NW Junction Route 67 on Route 89A
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Coconino
  • 8-19-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Aphaenogaster occidentalis (Emery, 1895)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Aphaenogaster occidentalis
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. 6.0 miles NW Junction Route 67 on Route 89A
Verbatim Locality: Arizona: Coconino Co. Kaibab Plateau. 6.0 mi. NW Jct. Rt. 67 on Rt. 89A.
General Habitat: Mixed, mature Ponderosa pine, Pinyon, Juniper forest to 45' tall on gentle NW-facing slope
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7480 to 7480 ft
Coordinates: 36° 47.05´ N 112° 15.41´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-08-19; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 8-19-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~500 ants, winged queens, and males
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7885
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >50
Remarks: [1 queen, 2 males, 10 workers to B. DeMarco VIII-2012]
Microhabitat: Under rock in sun in small Gambel oak gap. Sparse grassy-herbaceous vegetation. Gravelly sandy soil.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.132. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.132. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.