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  • Entomology 522949 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica wheeleri
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 2.5 miles east-northeast of Junction Route 135 on FSR 740. Cement Creek
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 7-26-1994
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: 2.5 miles east-northeast of Junction Route 135 on FSR 740. Cement Creek
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 2.5mi. ENE Jct. Rt. 135; on FSR 740. Cement Creek; elev. 8800'
General Habitat: Open sagebrush (~20% cover).
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8800 to ft
Collecting Date: 7-26-1994
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4286
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
Remarks: ~200 ants total
Microhabitat: Fine, sandy soil. Under 2 adjacent rocks.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.57. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.57. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.