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  • Entomology 524616 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica dakotensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 0.5mi W Junction FSR 730 on County Rd 727
  • 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: 0.5mi W Junction FSR 730 on County Rd 727
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 0.5mi W. Jct. FSR 730 on; County Rd. 727.; elev. 8200'
General Habitat: Grazed rocky sage-brush (~30% cover). Fine, sandy soil.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8200 to ft
Collecting Date: 13-VII-1995 (1995-07-13)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4512
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-19 determined by=Julianne Pelaez
Microhabitat: Tiny thatched nest at edge of rock.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.1. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 10, pg.1. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.