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  • Entomology 524392 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica coloradensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Taylor Canyon, 1.3mi NE Junction Rt. 135 on FSR 742
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 7-24-1994
Identifications
Formica coloradensis Creighton, 1940
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica coloradensis
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: Taylor Canyon, 1.3mi NE Junction Rt. 135 on FSR 742
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; Taylor Canyon. 1.3mi. NE; Jct. Rt. 135 on FSR 742; elev. 8100'
General Habitat: Open, flat sagebrush-grass (30-70% cover) on canyon floor.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8100 to ft
Collecting Date: 7-24-1994
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4273
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-13 determined by=Julianne Pelaez
Microhabitat: Nest in rotten stump 16" in diameter in open. Thatch around base
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.54. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.54. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.