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  • Entomology 524361 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica coloradensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 3.2 miles west of junction County Road 730 on County Road 727.
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 13-VII-1995 (1995-07-13)
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: 1995
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: Gunnison
Specific Locality: 3.2 miles west of junction County Road 730 on County Road 727.
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 3.2mi W. Jct. Cty. Rd.; 730 on Cty.Rd. 727.
General Habitat: Grazed open Sagebrush (~10% cover).
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8600 to ft
Collecting Date: 13-VII-1995 (1995-07-13)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4514
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: Obscure nest under rock, with a little thatch.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.2. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.2. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.