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  • Entomology 525430 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica canadensis
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Colorado Springs, 0.5 miles east of the junction of Cresta Road on Rio Grande Street
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 15-VII-1994 (1994-07-15)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica canadensis Santschi, 1914
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica canadensis
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: Colorado Springs, 0.5 miles east of the junction of Cresta Road on Rio Grande Street
Verbatim Locality: Colorado: El Paso Co.; Colo. Sprgs. 0.5mi E. Jct.; Cresta Rd. on Rio Grande; St.; elev. 6150'
General Habitat: Disturbed shortgrass prairie with loamy soil.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 6150 to 6150 ft
Coordinates: 38.824705° -104.850214° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 515 m
Emily Graham; 2018-10-25; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: 15-VII-1994 (1994-07-15)
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4088
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: >5,000 ants
Microhabitat: Low soil mound 3" tall, 12" wide. No thatch.
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Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.10. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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