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  • Entomology 524356 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica coloradensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Collegiate Range 9.5 miles west of junction Route 24 in Buena Vista on Forest Service Road 306. Avalanche trailhead
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Chaffee
  • 18-VII-1994 (1994-07-18)
Identifications
Formica coloradensis Creighton, 1940
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica coloradensis
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: year determined: 1996
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: Chaffee
Specific Locality: Collegiate Range 9.5 miles west of junction Route 24 in Buena Vista on Forest Service Road 306. Avalanche trailhead
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Chaffee Co.; Collegiate Range. 9.5mi; W. Jct. Rt. 24 in Buena; Vista on FSR 306.; Avalanche trailhead
General Habitat: Aspen-Lodgepole Pine forest to 40' tall.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 9300 to ft
Collecting Date: 18-VII-1994 (1994-07-18)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4171
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2014-04-16 determined by=Rod Eastwood
Microhabitat: Complete incipient colony under dead wood in sunny gap. Dense grassy-shrubby vegetation.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.30. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.30. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.