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  • Entomology 522563 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica gynocrates
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Colorado Springs 1.7 miles south of the Junction of Route 83 on C115
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 11-VII-1995 (1995-07-11)
Identifications
Formica gynocrates Snelling, R.R. & Buren, 1985
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica gynocrates
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Comp. with paratypes; year determined: 1995
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: El Paso
Specific Locality: Colorado Springs 1.7 miles south of the Junction of Route 83 on C115
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co.; Colo. Sprgs. 1.7 mi. S. Jct.; Rt. 83 on C115
General Habitat: Grazed Gambel Oak woodland 2-4 m tall on east facing slopes.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6000 to ft
Collecting Date: 11-VII-1995 (1995-07-11)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4478
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2014-03-12 determined by=Victoria Savona
Microhabitat: Cryptic gravel disk 10" diameter in open sandy loam.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.101. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.101. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.