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  • Entomology 662324 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica obscuripes
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Colorado Springs, 1.7 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 83 on C115.
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 7-11-95
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: Colorado
County: El Paso
Specific Locality: Colorado Springs, 1.7 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 83 on C115.
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co. Colo. Sprgs. 1.7 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 83 on C115.
General Habitat: Grazed Gambel Oak woodland 2-4 m. tall on East-facing slopes. Rocky, sandy soil. Moderate grassy-herbaceous vegetation.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6000 to 6000 ft
Collecting Date: 7-11-95
Collecting Event Remarks: ~1000 ants and males.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4476
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >20
Microhabitat: Low (2") gravel mound x 10" diam. Sparsely grasy-herbaceous vegetation. Sandy soil.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.101. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.101. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.