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  • Entomology 522932 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica wheeleri
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 6.9 miles south-southeast Junction Route 50 on County Road 26
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 14-VII-1995 (1995-07-14)
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: 6.9 miles south-southeast Junction Route 50 on County Road 26
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 6.9mi SSE Jct. Rt. 50; on Cty Rd. 26.; elev 8300'
General Habitat: Grazed sagebrush (30% cover) on flat next to creek.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8300 to ft
Collecting Date: 14-VII-1995 (1995-07-14)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4536
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
Remarks: ~200 ants total
Microhabitat: Cryptic nest between grass clumps. Fine soil.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.6. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.6. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.