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  • Entomology 21703 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmecocystus flaviceps
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Syntype of Myrmecocystus yuma var. flaviceps
  • Yuma
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Yuma
  • Nov. 26 1910
Identifications
Myrmecocystus flaviceps Wheeler, W.M., 1912
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus flaviceps
Identified by William S. Creighton on 1950-12-31
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Remarks: Raised to species rank by Creighton (1950).
Myrmecocystus yuma var. flaviceps Wheeler, 1912
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus yuma var. flaviceps
Identified by William Morton Wheeler on 1912-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Yuma
Specific Locality: Yuma
Verbatim Locality: Yuma Ariz
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: Nov. 26 1910
Collectors
William Morton Wheeler
Identifiers
type number: 21703
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative unknown 4
caste=worker determined date=2016-03-03 determined by=Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Labels: Yuma Ariz Nov. 26 1910 Wheeler; Type No AMNH; MCZ Type 21703; type series; type series Myrmecocystus (E.) flaviceps Wheeler
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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.77

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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.77