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  • Entomology 524636 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica dakotensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 9.2 mi S Jct. Rt. 260 on Rt. 191 at Jct. Co. Rd. 2116
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Apache
  • 19-VIII-2003 (2003-08-19)
  • BerkeleyMapper
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: Arizona
County: Apache
Specific Locality: 9.2 mi S Jct. Rt. 260 on Rt. 191 at Jct. Co. Rd. 2116
Verbatim Locality: Arizona: Apache Co.; 9.2 mi S. Jct. Rt. 260 on; Rt. 191@ Co. Rd. 2116; 34*01.72'N, 109*11.13'W; elev. 7400'
General Habitat: Chrysothamnus meadow with fine-textured silty sand.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7400 to ft
Coordinates: 34° 1.72´ N 109° 11.13´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 2014-06-26; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 19-VIII-2003 (2003-08-19)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 6566
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
Remarks: ~2000 ants
Microhabitat: 4" tall thatch mound in grass clump and over dead branch
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.60. Scanned on 2014-10-10; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.60. Scanned on 2014-10-10; hard copy may have been updated.