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  • Entomology 662261 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica wheeleri
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Pahvant Range. 3.7 miles W. Junction Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
  • North America: United States: Utah: Sevier
  • 7-17-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica wheeleri Creighton, 1935
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica wheeleri
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: Sevier
Specific Locality: Pahvant Range. 3.7 miles W. Junction Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Sevier Co. Pahvant Range. 3.7 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
General Habitat: Dense sagebrush (~75% cover, 2-4' tall) on flat.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6500 to 6500 ft
Coordinates: 38° 58.89´ N 112° 3.39´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-17; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-17-08
Collecting Event Remarks: Nest emigration on sunny day after rain. Couldn't find old nest.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7761
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.20
Remarks: [10w, 10 slaves in MCZ-2009]; Host = Formica sp.
Microhabitat: New nest was under grass clump in open. Sand with clay.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.106. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.106. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.