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  • Entomology 522833 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica wheeleri
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monunment, 0.25 miles south of the entrance on Route 347
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Montrose
  • 7-28-87
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica wheeleri Creighton, 1935
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica wheeleri
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2018-01-25
Nature of ID: expert ID
Formica wheeleri Creighton, 1935
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica wheeleri
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: Montrose
Specific Locality: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monunment, 0.25 miles south of the entrance on Route 347
Verbatim Locality: Black Canyon of the; Gunnison Nat'l. Mon.; 1/4 mi. S. Entr. on Rt.; 347. Montrose Co.,; Colorado; elev. 8300'
General Habitat: Shrubby Gamebl Oak-sagebrush woodland.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8300 to ft
Coordinates: 38.782762° -107.837284° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 1506 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 58; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Low; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 11]
Collecting Date: 7-28-87
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 1325
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
Microhabitat: Nest in bare soil and under rock in sagebrush area
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 3, pg.22. Scanned on 2014-08-22; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 3, pg.22. Scanned on 2014-08-22; hard copy may have been updated.