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  • Entomology 522993 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica wheeleri nr.
  • whole animal (pointed); whole animal (pointed)
  • 3/4 mi. NE Rustler Park
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 8-6-88
Identifications
Formica wheeleri nr.
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica wheeleri
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2018-01-29
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Strange series: keys out to curiosa in Snelling and Buren, and curiosa-like compared with other series of same species from area.
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: Arizona
County: Cochise
Specific Locality: 3/4 mi. NE Rustler Park
Verbatim Locality: Chiricahua Mts., AZ.; Cochise Co.; 3/4 mi. NE Rustler; Park
General Habitat: Open Ponderosa Pine-Douglas Fir forest
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8200 to ft
Collecting Date: 8-6-88
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 1495
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 1
caste=worker determined date=2016-01-05 determined by=Jignasha D. Rana remark=slave
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 1
caste=worker determined date=2016-01-05 determined by=Jignasha D. Rana
Microhabitat: Under stone on exposed slope
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 3, pg.49. Scanned on 2014-08-22; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 3, pg.49. Scanned on 2014-08-22; hard copy may have been updated.