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  • Entomology 662322 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica opaciventris
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Collegiate Range 7.0 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 24 in Buena Vista on FSR 306
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Chaffee
  • 7-18-94
Identifications
Formica opaciventris Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica opaciventris
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: Chaffee
Specific Locality: Collegiate Range 7.0 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 24 in Buena Vista on FSR 306
Verbatim Locality: Collegiate Range 7.0 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 24 in Buena Vista on FSR 306, Colorado: Chaffee Co.
General Habitat: Open Ponderosa Pine forest grading to woodland (trees to 40') on rocky, gentle slope with grassy-herbaceous groundcover, sloping to meet willow-aspen thicket (to 30') at creekside.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8800 to 8800 ft
Collecting Date: 7-18-94
Collecting Event Remarks: >5,000 ants with male and male pupae.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4150
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >50
Microhabitat: Nest located 1 m away from [SPC] 4149 in partial shade. 10" tall gravel-soil mound (about 1 m. diam.)
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.25. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.25. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.