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  • Entomology 573842 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica sp.
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Collegiate Range, 29 miles west of Junction Route 24 in Buena Vista on Cottonwood Pass Road (FSR 209)
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Gunnison
  • 7-20-94
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Identifications
Formica sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica
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: Collegiate Range, 29 miles west of Junction Route 24 in Buena Vista on Cottonwood Pass Road (FSR 209)
Verbatim Locality: Collegiate Range. 29 mi. W. Jct. Rt. 24 in Buena Vista on Cottonwood Pass Rd. (FSR 209).
General Habitat: Open grazed sagebrush (~25% groundcover) dominated meadow with fine soil + scattered rocks. Bordered by Lodgepole Pine forest 50-70' tall.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 10200 to 10200 ft
Coordinates: 38.826531° -106.948849° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 36486 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 48; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Medium; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 8]
Collecting Date: 7-20-94
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 4211
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 2
caste=worker determined by=Stefan P. Cover
Remarks: No sexuals. Formica "alpina"
Microhabitat: In and under dead, large, dry pine log with some thatch, located in meadow.
Media
 
Media of type text, Entomology 563394;563395;563397;563401;563400;563398;563399;563393;563396;653307;651082;573848;573849;573845;573846;573843;573844;573847;573842;573850;573851;575475;650273;575474;575473;575470;575471;575472. Description:Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.39. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 9, pg.39. Scanned on 2014-10-03; hard copy may have been updated.