MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Entomology 523309 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica densiventris
  • whole animal (pointed); whole animal (pointed)
  • Black Forest, 0.3 mi. E. Junction Route 83 on Shoup Road
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 11-VII-1995 (1995-07-11)
Identifications
Formica densiventris Viereck, 1903
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica densiventris
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: El Paso
Specific Locality: Black Forest, 0.3 mi. E. Junction Route 83 on Shoup Road
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co.; Black Forest. 0.3 mi. E.; Jct. Rt. 83 on Shoup Rd.; elev. 7000'; Grazed Ponderosa Pine; Gambel Oak woodland; (Pines 30-40', Oaks to 16'); on S-facing slope; Lightly thatched nest; under pine log in open
General Habitat: Grazed Ponderosa Pine Gambel Oak woodland (Pines 30-40', Oaks to 16') on South facing slope.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7000 to 7000 ft
Collecting Date: 11-VII-1995 (1995-07-11)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4479
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 1
caste=male alate determined date=2016-05-04 determined by=Tatiana de Souza Varges
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 1
caste=worker determined date=2016-05-04 determined by=Tatiana de Souza Varges
Microhabitat: Lightly thatched nest underpine log in open.
Media
 
Media Preview Image

image (image/jpeg)
Media Details
Media Preview Image

Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.101. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

text (text/html)
Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.101. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.