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  • Entomology 578533 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmica sp.
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Sacramento Mountains Jct. Rt. 130 and Rt. 6365, 1.9 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 82 on Rt. 130.
  • North America: United States: New Mexico: Otero
  • 7-24-93
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Myrmica sp.
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New Mexico
County: Otero
Specific Locality: Sacramento Mountains Jct. Rt. 130 and Rt. 6365, 1.9 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 82 on Rt. 130.
General Habitat: Open Ponderosa Pine stand 50-60' tall with grassy-herbaceous groundcover.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 8750 to 8750 ft
Coordinates: 33.126475° -105.751932° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 301 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 50; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Low; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 2]
Collecting Date: 7-24-93
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 3807
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 2
caste=worker determined by=Stefan P. Cover
Remarks: Polygynous nest with 200-300 w. No sexual brood except for 1 male.
Microhabitat: Under rock in sun in small opening. Grassy-herbaceous groundcover + 3" litter present.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.46. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 8, pg.46. Scanned on 2014-10-01; hard copy may have been updated.