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  • Entomology 524393 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica coloradensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Taylor Canyon, 1.3 miles northeast Junction Route 135 in Almont on FSR 742
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 7-24-1994
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Identifications
Formica coloradensis Creighton, 1940
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota 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, 1.3 miles northeast Junction Route 135 in Almont 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 8100 ft
Coordinates: 38.735263° -106.757677° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 1993 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 46; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Medium; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 2]
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
Media
 
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Media of type text, Entomology 524388;524391;524396;524386;524390;524393;524394;524389;524392;524387;524395;575898;575899;575902;575909;575901;575910;575904;575906;575907;575900;575903;575905;575908;653328;584981;584982;584983;584985;651101;584984;584986;584987;584988;584980;653329. Description:Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.54. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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