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  • Entomology 522871 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica wheeleri
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 1 mile south of Junction FSR 742 on Route 135, south of Almont
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 13-VII-1995 (1995-07-13)
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: 1 mile south of Junction FSR 742 on Route 135, south of Almont
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 1.0 mi. S. Jct. FSR 742 on; Rt. 135 S. Almont.; elev. 8000'
General Habitat: Sagebrush (~20% cover) on gentle east-facing slope
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8000 to ft
Collecting Date: 13-VII-1995 (1995-07-13)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4523
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
Microhabitat: Cryptic nest under grass clump. Fine sandy soil with many rocks
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.3. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.3. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.