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  • Entomology 672854 MCZ Entomology
  • Veromessor smithi
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Veromessor smithi
  • Mercury, Atomic Energy Commission Nevada Test Site
  • North America: United States: Nevada: Nye
  • 4 Jy 62 (1962-07-04)
Identifications
Veromessor smithi Cole, 1963
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Veromessor smithi
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2016-07-20
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Messor smithi (Cole, 1963)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Messor smithi
Identified by Arthur C. Cole, Jr. on 2014-03-10
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Determinations made by A. C. Cole
Citations
Cole 1963, Page 678, Paratype of Veromessor smithi

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Nevada
County: Nye
Specific Locality: Mercury, Atomic Energy Commission Nevada Test Site
Verbatim Locality: BYU-AEC NTS, Mercury, Nevada
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 4 Jy 62 (1962-07-04)
Collectors
Arthur C. Cole, Jr.
Preparators
Monica Mowery
Identifiers
collector number: Nev741
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 3
Remarks: Labels: BYU-AEC NTS, Mercury, Nevada Date: 4 Jy 62, Code NEV-741, A.C.Cole; Paratypes Veromessor smithi A.C.Cole 1963