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  • Entomology 522847 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica wheeleri
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 15.1 miles south-southeast of Junction Route 12 on Route 730
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 7-28-1994
Identifications
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: Gunnison
Specific Locality: 15.1 miles south-southeast of Junction Route 12 on Route 730
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 15.1mi. SSE Jct. Rt. 12; on Rt. 730. elev. 8300'
General Habitat: Open sagebrush, ~35% cover, on rocky hillside
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8300 to ft
Collecting Date: 7-28-1994
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4300
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
Remarks: ~400 ants total
Microhabitat: Under rock in open sagebrush, fine soil
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.60. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.60. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.