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  • Entomology 524597 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica dakotensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 8.9mi N Junction Rt. 135 on FSR 730. (0.3mi S Junction Co. Rd. 727 on FSR 730.)
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 13-VII-1995 (1995-07-13)
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: Gunnison
Specific Locality: 8.9mi N Junction Rt. 135 on FSR 730. (0.3mi S Junction Co. Rd. 727 on FSR 730.)
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 8.9mi N. Jct. Rt. 135 on FSR 730. (0.3mi S. Jct. Co.; Rd. 727 on FSR 730.); elev. 8150'
General Habitat: Moist sagebrush (50% cover) on west facing slope. Fine soil with small rocks.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8150 to ft
Collecting Date: 13-VII-1995 (1995-07-13)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4503
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
Microhabitat: Under rock with a little thatch on one side.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.106. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.106. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.