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  • Entomology 523320 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica densiventris
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Black Forest, 1.9 miles W. Junction Vollmer Road on Burgess 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, 1.9 miles W. Junction Vollmer Road on Burgess Road
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co.; Black Forest. 1.9mi W.; Jct. Vollmer Rd. on; Burgess Rd.; elev. 7450'; Logged Ponderosa Pine; stand 20-30' tall on flat.; Gravelly soil. In 18"; diam. rotten pine stump; in open. No thatch.
General Habitat: Logged Ponderosa Pine stand 20-30' tall on flat. Gravelly soil.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7450 to 7450 ft
Collecting Date: 11-VII-1995 (1995-07-11)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4487
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2016-05-04 determined by=Tatiana de Souza Varges
Microhabitat: In 18" diameter rotten pine stump in open. No thatch.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.103. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.103. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.