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  • Entomology 662360 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole xerophila
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • 2.5 mi. North of Rodeo on Rt. 80.
  • North America: United States: New Mexico: Hidalgo
  • 7-18-86
Identifications
Pheidole xerophila Wheeler, W.M., 1908
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole xerophila
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New Mexico
County: Hidalgo
Specific Locality: 2.5 mi. North of Rodeo on Rt. 80.
General Habitat: Open area. Grazed desert.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 4250 to 4250 ft
Collecting Date: 7-18-86
Collecting Event Remarks: Colony large-800-10,000 ants, collecting and storing seeds.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 926
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >40
Microhabitat: Soil nest in bare area.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 2, pg.42. Scanned on 2014-08-13; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 2, pg.42. Scanned on 2014-08-13; hard copy may have been updated.