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  • Entomology 300716 MCZ Entomology
  • Pheidole furtiva
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Pheidole furtiva
  • Chiricahua Mountains, Tex Canyon, 7.0 miles Jct. Rt. 80 FSR 74
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 7-17-1993
Identifications
Pheidole furtiva Wilson, 2003
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Pheidolini Pheidole furtiva
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 2003-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Cochise
Specific Locality: Chiricahua Mountains, Tex Canyon, 7.0 miles Jct. Rt. 80 FSR 74
Verbatim Locality: Chiricahua Mts., AZ: Cochise Co. 7.0 mi. Jct. Rt. 80 FSR 74 Tex Canyon 7-17-1993 SPCover elev. 5100' 3717; Open grazed grassland in creek valley dominated by 1-2 m. tall bunch grasses. Under rock in open area between grass clumps. Fine soil;
General Habitat: Open grazed grassland in creek valley dominated by 1-2 m. tall bunch grasses
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 5100 to 5100 ft
Collecting Date: 7-17-1993
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3717
type number: 34213
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 2
Remarks: Labels: Chiricahua Mts., AZ: Cochise Co. 7.0 mi. Jct. Rt. 80 FSR 74 Tex Canyon 7-17-1993 SPCover elev. 5100' 3717; Open grazed grassland in creek valley dominated by 1-2 m. tall bunch grasses. Under rock in open area between grass clumps. Fine soil; Pheidole furtiva Wilson Paratype. Large colony (1000-1500 ants). No sexual brood but two winged males present. No seeds found; nest about 18" deep.
Microhabitat: under rock in open area between grass clumps, fine soil
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.25. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.25. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.