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  • Entomology 22729 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica argentea
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Syntype of Formica fusca var. argentea
  • Rockford
  • North America: United States: Illinois
  • VIII.29.02 (1902-08-29)
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Identifications
Formica argentea Wheeler, W.M., 1912
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica argentea
Identified by André Francoeur on 1968-12-31
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Formica fusca var. argentea Wheeler, W.M., 1902
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica fusca var. argentea
Identified by Wheeler in 1902
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Junior primary homonym of F. argentata Fabricius, replacement name F. argentea (Wheeler, 1913).
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Illinois
Specific Locality: Rockford
Verbatim Locality: Rockford Ill.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 42.271131° -89.093995° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 12593 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 84; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: High; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 1]
Collecting Date: VIII.29.02 (1902-08-29)
Collectors
[no agent data]
Identifiers
type number: 22729
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative unknown 1
caste=worker determined date=2015-12-16 determined by=Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Labels: Rockford Ill. VIII.29.02; Lectotype Formica argentea Wheeler A.F. 1968; MCZ Type 22729.
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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.94