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  • Entomology 574371 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica sp.
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Cimarron Ridge, 4.4 miles east southeast of Junction County Road Road 10 on FSR 858
  • North America: United States: Colorado: Ouray
  • 7-13-04
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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
Remarks: Formica mycrogyna group
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: Ouray
Specific Locality: Cimarron Ridge, 4.4 miles east southeast of Junction County Road Road 10 on FSR 858
Verbatim Locality: Cimarron Ridge.4.4 mi. ESE Jct. Co. Rd. 10 on FSR 858.
General Habitat: Mixed shrubby slope to 5 m. (Gambel Oak, Craetagus dominant) with scattered areas of open Douglas Fir forest to 50' tall.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8500 to 8500 ft
Coordinates: 38° 11.03´ N 107° 37.24´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2004-07-13; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 7-13-04
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 6765
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 2
caste=worker determined by=Stefan P. Cover
Remarks: ~300 ants. No sexual brood.
Microhabitat: Under rock in sunny, open gap, shrubs <1 m. tall. No thatch around rock, some thatch under it. Medium sandy soil.
Media
 
Media of type text, Entomology 654826;654827;650477;574371;574364;574365;574370;574361;574366;574369;574362;574367;574368;574363;578158;578155;578157;578163;578156;578162;578160;651476;578161;578159;578164;654828;553872;553870;553874;553875;553876;553871;553869;553873. Description:Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.100. Scanned on 2014-10-15; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.100. Scanned on 2014-10-15; hard copy may have been updated.