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  • Entomology 523011 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica wheeleri
  • whole animal (pointed); whole animal (pointed)
  • La Sal Mtns. 1.7mi NE Jct. FSR 062 on FSR 063
  • North America: United States: Utah: Grand
  • 21-VII-2008 (2008-07-21)
  • BerkeleyMapper
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: Utah
County: Grand
Specific Locality: La Sal Mtns. 1.7mi NE Jct. FSR 062 on FSR 063
Verbatim Locality: Utah: Grand Co. La; Sal Mtns. 1.7mi NE Jct.; FSR 062 on FSR 063
General Habitat: Open Gambel Oak woodland to 15' tall with large grassy gaps
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8550 to 8550 ft
Coordinates: 38° 30.6´ N 109° 19.05´ W (Datum: unknown)
Stefan P. Cover; 2014-06-26; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 21-VII-2008 (2008-07-21)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 7847
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 1
caste=male alate determined date=2016-04-29 determined by=Jignasha D. Rana
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 1
caste=worker determined date=2016-04-29 determined by=Jignasha D. Rana
Remarks: No thatch; raiding at 4PM on sunny day
Microhabitat: SW-facing slope; under rock at edge of sage clump in open; sandy soil
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.124. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.124. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.