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  • Entomology 522960 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)
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; County Rd. 26.; elev. 8300'
General Habitat: Sagebrush (~30% cover) on flat next to creek
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8300 to ft
Collecting Date: 14-VII-1995 (1995-07-14)
[no agent data]
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
Microhabitat: Fine soil. 2.5 inch diameter rudimentary crater in bare soil
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