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  • Entomology 525389 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica opaciventris
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 6.0mi W. Jct. Rt. 133 on FSR 265
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 14-VII-2004 (2004-07-14)
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Identifications
Formica opaciventris Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica opaciventris
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: Gunnison
Specific Locality: 6.0mi W. Jct. Rt. 133 on FSR 265
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: Gunnison Co.; 6.0mi W. Jct. Rt. 133 on; FSR 265. 39*07.21'N,; 107*26.86'W. elev. 7500'
General Habitat: Open, shrubby slope.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7500 to ft
Coordinates: 39° 7.21´ N 107° 26.86´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 2014-06-26; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 14-VII-2004 (2004-07-14)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 6782
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-26 determined by=Julianne Pelaez
Remarks: No sexuals, >10,000 ants
Microhabitat: 12" x 36" soil mound (no thatch) in open. Sandy clay soil.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.104. Scanned on 2014-10-15; hard copy may have been updated.

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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.104. Scanned on 2014-10-15; hard copy may have been updated.