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  • Entomology 662268 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica obscuripes
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Pahvant Range. 12.8 miles W. Junction. I-70 on FSR 105/111.
  • North America: United States: Utah: Sevier
  • 7-19-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica obscuripes Forel, 1886
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica obscuripes
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. 12.8 miles W. Junction. I-70 on FSR 105/111.
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Sevier Co. Pahvant Range. 12.8 mi. W. Jct. I-70 on FSR 105/111.
General Habitat: Densely shrubby W-facing slope, ~10% sagebrush, shrubs mostly 2-3' tall.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8520 to 8520 ft
Coordinates: 38° 40.56´ N 112° 17.31´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-19; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-19-08
Collecting Event Remarks: ~5000 ants, no sexuals. Polygynous.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7809
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Remarks: [1Q, 7w to B. Boudinot I-2012]
Microhabitat: 10" tall thatch mound at base of living shrub in sun. Dense grassy-herb. veg. Sandy soil.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.116. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.116. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.