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  • Entomology 524449 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica comata
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Colorado Springs, 0.5mi WSW Junction Rt. 83 on C115, 0.2mi W Junction Broadmoor Bluffs Drive on Farthing Drive
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 10-VII-1995 (1995-07-10)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica comata Wheeler, W.M., 1909
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica comata
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: El Paso
Specific Locality: Colorado Springs, 0.5mi WSW Junction Rt. 83 on C115, 0.2mi W Junction Broadmoor Bluffs Drive on Farthing Drive
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co.; Colo. Sprgs. 0.5mi WSW; Jct. Rt. 83 on C115. 0.2mi; W. Jct. Broadmoor Bluffs; Drive. on Farthing Drive.; elev. 6350'
General Habitat: Scrubby Gambel Oak 2-3m tall with grassy openings, SW-facing slope. Coarse gravelly soil.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6350 to ft
Coordinates: 38.833882° -104.821363° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 22246 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 47; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Low; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 2]
Collecting Date: 10-VII-1995 (1995-07-10)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4461
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-11 determined by=Julianne Pelaez
Microhabitat: Soil nest at side of large rock in open. Lightly thatched
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.97. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.97. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.