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  • Entomology 21696 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmecocystus mendax
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Syntype of Myrmecocystus melliger mendax
  • Mt. Washington, Colorado Springs
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • July 19 1903
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Myrmecocystus mendax Wheeler, W.M., 1908
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus mendax
Identified by William S. Creighton on 1950-12-31
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Remarks: Raised to species rank by Creighton (1950).
Myrmecocystus melliger mendax Wheeler, 1908
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus melliger mendax
Identified by William Morton Wheeler on 1908-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: El Paso
Specific Locality: Mt. Washington, Colorado Springs
Verbatim Locality: Mt. Washington Colorado Springs Colo.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 38.833882° -104.821363° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 22246 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 47; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Low; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 1]
Collecting Date: July 19 1903
Collectors
[no agent data]
Identifiers
type number: 21696
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative unknown 4
caste=queen determined date=2016-03-02 determined by=Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Labels: Mt. Washington Colorado Springs Colo. July 19 1903; Type No. AMNH; MCZ Type 21696; type series Myrmecocystus melliger mendax Wheeler
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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.77

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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.77