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  • Entomology 525268 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica obscuripes
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Kaibab Plateau, 5.7 miles northwest of Junction route 67 on FSR 22
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Coconino
  • 13-VIII-2004 (2004-08-13)
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Identifications
Formica obscuripes Forel, 1886
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica obscuripes
western thatching ant
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Coconino
Specific Locality: Kaibab Plateau, 5.7 miles northwest of Junction route 67 on FSR 22
Verbatim Locality: Arizona: Coconino Co.; Kaibab Plateau. 5.7mi; NW Jct. Rt. 67 on FSR; 22 36°25.42'N, 112°12.52'W.; elev. 8650'
General Habitat: Disturbed Douglas Fir, White Fir, Aspen, Ponderosa Pine open forest to 70' tall
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8650 to 8650 ft
Coordinates: 36° 25.42´ N 112° 12.52´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2004-08-13; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 13-VIII-2004 (2004-08-13)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 6860
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-24 determined by=Julianne Pelaez
Microhabitat: 1'tall x 3' wide thatch mound at edge of large gap in sun
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Media of type image, MCZ:Ent:525268 Identified as Formica obscuripes.

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Media of type text, Entomology 566844;558402;558400;558401;558403;651496;558404;558398;558405;558399;558406;525267;651497;525266;525263;525268;525264;525269;525270;525265;547265;547269;547267;651498;547266;547271;547268;547270. Description:Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.118. Scanned on 2014-10-15; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.118. Scanned on 2014-10-15; hard copy may have been updated.