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  • Entomology 525220 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica obscuripes
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 4.9 miles south of junction at County Road 12 on Forest Service Road 730.
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 28-VII-1994 (1994-07-28)
Identifications
Formica obscuripes Forel, 1886
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica obscuripes
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: year determined: 1996
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: Gunnison
Specific Locality: 4.9 miles south of junction at County Road 12 on Forest Service Road 730.
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 4.9mi S. Jct. County Rd.; 12 on FSR 730.
General Habitat: Densely grassy-herbaceous meadow on slope surrounded by 40-60' tall Aspen forest.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 28-VII-1994 (1994-07-28)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4298
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2014-04-04 determined by=Jignasha D. Rana
Remarks: Hairy scapes; Thick petiole; short leg-setae; long ... setae
Microhabitat: Fine soil. Heavy thatch mound.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.59. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.59. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.