MCZ Entomology 533007

Lasius americanus Emery, 1893

Date Collected:

2008-07-13

North America: United States: Utah: Utah | 10.61 kilometers northeast of American Fork

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Shows Cataloged Item: MCZ:Ent:533007 Lasius americanus

Current Identification
Lasius americanus Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Aculeata Formicoidea Formicidae Formicinae
Determiner: David LubertazziORCID iD icon on 2019-01-21
Nature of ID: ID based on geography
Remarks: All North American species ID'ed as Lasius alienus are Lasius americanus
Previous Identification
Lasius alienus (Foerster, 1850)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Aculeata Formicoidea Formicidae Formicinae
Common Name(s): cornfield ant
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy

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  • additional number: Unknown:#23168

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 2 History
caste = worker   determined date=2016-07-07   determined by=Alden Dirks  

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  • Brood in nest

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Utah
  • County:
  • Utah
  • Specific Locality:
  • 10.61 kilometers northeast of American Fork
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • USA, Utah, Utah Co.; 10.61 k NE American Fork; 1764 meters elev. #23168; 40˚26'41.3''N 111˚41'55.5"W nest under stone, oak forest, loam soil, brood in nest
  • Verbatim Coordinates:
  • 40˚26'41.3''N 111˚41'55.5"W
  • Elevation:
  • 1764 m
  • Habitat Description:
  • Oak forest, loam soil, nest under stone
  • Microhabitat:
  • Nest under stone
  • Georeference:
  • 40.4448055°, -111.69875° (Error radius: Not Specified) By: William P. Mackay on 2008-07-13 (Source: GPS)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (40° 26′ 41″ N  111° 41′ 56″ W)
  • Verbatim Coordinates:
  • 40˚26'41.3''N 111˚41'55.5"W
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 2008-07-13
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 13-vii-2008
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • brood in nest
  • Collecting Event/Field Number:
  • 23168 (Mackay of William P. Mackay)
  • Collectors:
  • William P. MackayORCID iD icon; Emma E. Mackay

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