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  • Entomology 524577 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica dakotensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Colorado Springs, 0.5mi E Junction Cresta Rd. on Rio Grande St.
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 7-15-1994
Identifications
Formica dakotensis Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica dakotensis
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 E Junction Cresta Rd. on Rio Grande St.
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co.; Colo. Sprgs. 1/2mi. E. Jct.; Cresta Rd. on Rio Grande; St.; elev. 6150'
General Habitat: Short grass prairie.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6150 to ft
Collecting Date: 7-15-1994
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4081
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-17 determined by=Julianne Pelaez
Remarks: Reproductive pupae present. Mixed colony with a few Formica canadensis.
Microhabitat: 10x24" fluffy vegetable debris mound built up around grass stems. Loamy soil.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.8. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.8. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.