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  • Entomology 527131 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmecocystus pyramicus
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paratype of Myrmecocystus pyramicus
  • Pyramid Mining Dist. 5 miles W of Mullen Gap
  • North America: United States: Nevada: Washoe
  • IV-7-51 (1951-04-07)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Myrmecocystus pyramicus Smith, M.R., 1951
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus pyramicus
Identified by Marion R. Smith on 1951-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Smith 1951, Page 91, Paratype of Myrmecocystus pyramicus

 
Two new ants from western Nevada (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)
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Media Details
Two new ants from western Nevada (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Nevada
County: Washoe
Specific Locality: Pyramid Mining Dist. 5 miles W of Mullen Gap
Verbatim Locality: Pyramid Mining Dist. 5 mi W Mullen Gap Washoe Co Nev
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 40.074906° -119.701859° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3036 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 37; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Low; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 1]
Collecting Date: IV-7-51 (1951-04-07)
Collecting Event Remarks: nesting in sand
Collectors
Ira John La Rivers II
Identifiers
field number: 1137
type number: 28919
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative in collection 3
Remarks: Labels: Pyramid Mining Dist. 5 mi W Pyrm L. Washoe Co Nev; 5-8-51 LaRivers No. 1190 Nesting in Sand; MCZ Paratype 28919; type series Myrmecocystus pyramicus M. Smith