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  • Entomology 662275 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmecocystus testaceus
  • whole animal (ethanol); whole animal (ethanol) sample
  • 1.5 miles W. Junction. Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
  • North America: United States: Utah: Sevier
  • 7-17-08
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Myrmecocystus testaceus Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus testaceus
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2017-09-28
Nature of ID: expert ID
Myrmecocystus sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus
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: 1.5 miles W. Junction. Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Sevier Co. 1.5 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 50 on FSR 102.
General Habitat: Lightly grazed sagebrush, rabbitbrush, grass on flat. Sage about 2' tall ~20% cover.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6050 to 6050 ft
Coordinates: 38° 59.16´ N 112° 1.08´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2008-07-17; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-17-08
Collecting Event Remarks: Accidently discovered while excavating SPC 7759.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7760
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.30
whole animal (ethanol) subsample good on loan 1
Microhabitat: Cryptic nest.
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.