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  • Entomology 523072 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica gynocrates
  • whole animal (pinned)
  • 2.4 miles North of Colorado Springs. Exit 151 on I-25.
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 9-VII-1995 (1995-07-09)
Identifications
Formica gynocrates Snelling, R.R. & Buren, 1985
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica gynocrates
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Comp. with paratypes; year determined: 1995
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: El Paso
Specific Locality: 2.4 miles North of Colorado Springs. Exit 151 on I-25.
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co.; 2.4mi. N. Colo. Sprgs.; Exit 151 on I-25
General Habitat: Open, sparsely grassy-herbaceous area with scattered Ponderosa Pines to 5 meters tall just east of exit.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6750 to ft
Collecting Date: 9-VII-1995 (1995-07-09)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4439
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2014-03-06 determined by=Jignasha D. Rana
Microhabitat: Low fused craters under grass clumps. Coarse sandy soil.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.92. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.92. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.