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  • Entomology 662334 MCZ Entomology
  • Formicidae
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Pine barrens, Rt. 25 Centereach Powerline Site
  • North America: United States: New York: Suffolk
  • 8-8-85
Identifications
Formicidae Latreille, 1809
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae
Ant
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Pheidole morrisi - Myrmica americana
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New York
County: Suffolk
Specific Locality: Pine barrens, Rt. 25 Centereach Powerline Site
Verbatim Locality: Rt. 25 Centereach Powerline Site, Suffolk Co. Pine barrens
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 8-8-85
Collecting Event Remarks: These M. americana workers were found inside a P. morrisi incipient colony that just reached the surface of the ground. They were pushing into the nest. At the bottom was 1 PM [Pheidole morrisi] queen and 2 workers.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 711
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection 2
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 2, pg.16. Scanned on 2014-08-13; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 2, pg.16. Scanned on 2014-08-13; hard copy may have been updated.