MCZ Entomology 533010

Lasius americanus Emery, 1893

Date Collected:

2011-06-13

North America: United States: Colorado: Custer | Lake Isabel

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Shows Cataloged Item: MCZ:Ent:533010 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

  • None

  • additional number: Unknown:#24317

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 3 History
caste = worker   determined date=2016-07-07   determined by=Alden Dirks  

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  • Normal behavior

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Colorado
  • County:
  • Custer
  • Specific Locality:
  • Lake Isabel
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • USA, Colorado, Custer Co.; Lake Isabel 2609 m #24318; 37˚58'59.0" 105˚3'23.5" nest in soil, normal behavior Pine/fir forest, dry, light brown clay
  • Elevation:
  • 2609 m
  • Habitat Description:
  • Pine/fir forest, dry, light brown clay, nest in soil, normal behavior
  • Microhabitat:
  • Nest under stone, brood
  • Georeference:
  • 37.9830555°, -105.05652° (Error radius: Not Specified) By: William P. Mackay on 2015-03-24 (Source: Specimen Label)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (37° 58′ 59″ N  105° 3′ 24″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 2011-06-13
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 13-vi-2011
  • Collecting Event/Field Number:
  • 24318 (Mackay of William P. Mackay)
  • Collectors:
  • William P. MackayORCID iD icon; Emma E. Mackay

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  • [Masked]

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