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  • Entomology 524698 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica laeviceps
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 2.4mi N Colorado Springs, Exit 151 on I-25
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 9-VII-1995 (1995-07-09)
Identifications
Formica laeviceps Creighton, 1940
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica laeviceps
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: 2.4mi N Colorado Springs, Exit 151 on I-25
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co.; 2.4mi. N. Colo. Sprgs.; Exit 151 on I-25; elev. 6650'
General Habitat: Dense grassy-herbaceous area with scattered Ponderosa Pine to 4m, just west of exit.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6650 to ft
Collecting Date: 9-VII-1995 (1995-07-09)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4446
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: Coarse gravelly soil. Large fused gravel craters in open
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.94. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.94. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.