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  • Entomology 523218 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica aserva
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 4.5 miles S. Jct. County Rd. 12 on FSR 730
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 28-VII-1994 (1994-07-28)
Identifications
Formica aserva Forel, 1901
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica aserva
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: 4.5 miles S. Jct. County Rd. 12 on FSR 730
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 4.5mi S. Jct. County Rd.; 12 on FSR 730; elev. 9250'; Dense Aspen for. 60-; 70'tall on E. facing; slope. Rotten log 12"; diam. in shade; with a little thatch.
General Habitat: Dense Aspen forest 60-70' tall on east facing slope.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 9250 to 9250 ft
Collecting Date: 28-VII-1994 (1994-07-28)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4297
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2016-04-29 determined by=Tatiana de Souza Varges
Remarks: No adult slaves.
Microhabitat: Rotten log 12 inch diameter in shade with a little thatch.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.59. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.59. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.