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  • Entomology 524726 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica obscuriventris
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Collegiate Range, 9.5mi. W. Jct. Rt. 24 on FSR 306, Avalanche Trailhead
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Chaffee
  • 7-18-1994
Identifications
Formica obscuriventris Mayr, 1870
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica obscuriventris
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: Chaffee
Specific Locality: Collegiate Range, 9.5mi. W. Jct. Rt. 24 on FSR 306, Avalanche Trailhead
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Chaffee Co.; Collegiate Range 9.5 mi.; W. Jct. Rt. 24 on FSR 306; Avalanche Trailhead; elev. 9300'
General Habitat: Logging gap in 40' Aspen forest
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 9300 to ft
Collecting Date: 7-18-1994
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4162
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-20 determined by=Julianne Pelaez
Microhabitat: In rotten Aspen stump, 7" diameter with thatch at base in partial shade
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.28. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.28. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.