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  • Entomology 662408 MCZ Entomology
  • Messor
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Cold Canyon: 19km north-north-west Vacaville
  • North America: United States: California: Solano
  • 31.viii.-21.ix.1988 (1988-08-31 - 1988-09-21)
Identifications
Messor Forel, 1890
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Stenammini Messor
Identified by Philip S. Ward
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: California
County: Solano
Specific Locality: Cold Canyon: 19km north-north-west Vacaville
Verbatim Locality: CA Solano Co: Cold Canyon, 19km NNW Vacaville
General Habitat: open oak woodland
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 120 to 120 m
Collecting Date: 31.viii.-21.ix.1988 (1988-08-31 - 1988-09-21)
Collecting Event Remarks: pitfall trap
Collectors
Philip S. Ward
Identifiers
collector number: 9541-2
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection 6
caste=worker determined by=Philip S. Ward
Microhabitat: pitfall trap