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  • Entomology 662337 MCZ Entomology
  • Formicidae
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Chiricahua Mtns. Cave Creek Canyon. Southwestern Research Station.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-14-86
Identifications
Formicidae Latreille, 1809
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae
Ant
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 1987-04-30
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Cochise
Specific Locality: Chiricahua Mtns. Cave Creek Canyon. Southwestern Research Station.
General Habitat: Rocky slope oak-juniper-pine woods near station.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5400 to 5400 ft
Collecting Date: 7-14-86
Collecting Event Remarks: Colony large-probably 5000 ants.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 918
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >50
Microhabitat: Small crater (<2 cm.) nest. Soil nest in partial shade.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 2, pg.41. Scanned on 2014-08-13; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 2, pg.41. Scanned on 2014-08-13; hard copy may have been updated.