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  • Entomology 662370 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmica fracticornis
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • 47 Marlboro Rd. Stow
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Middlesex
  • 8-19-12
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Myrmica fracticornis Forel
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica fracticornis
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex
Specific Locality: 47 Marlboro Rd. Stow
Verbatim Locality: Mass: Middlesex Co. 47 Marlboro Rd. Stow 42° 23.894' N, 71° 31.456' W. elev. 230' epe-26'
General Habitat: Large garden next to wetland.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 230 to 230 ft
Coordinates: 42° 23.894´ N 71° 31.456´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2012-08-19; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 8-19-12
Collecting Event Remarks: <100 ants
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 8696
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection >15
Microhabitat: Cryptic, shallow soil nest under woodchips in garden path in open, about 20' from wetland edge.