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  • Entomology 589302 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmica latifrons
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 0.5 miles SSE of junction of Rt. 32 on Cosby Campground Rd., Cosby Ranger Station
  • North America: United States: Tennessee: Cocke
  • 7-2-99
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Identifications
Myrmica latifrons Stärcke, 1927
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica latifrons
Identified by Stefan P. Cover
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Tennessee
County: Cocke
Specific Locality: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 0.5 miles SSE of junction of Rt. 32 on Cosby Campground Rd., Cosby Ranger Station
Verbatim Locality: GSMNP 0.5 mi. SSE Jct. Rt. 32 on Cosby Cmpgr. Rd. Cosby Ranger Station
General Habitat: Clearing in mixed deciduous creek valley forest 60-80' tall: Yellow Poplar dominant, Sycamore, Sweetgum, Sourwood, Red Maple, Hemlock, and Black Cherry also present.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 1720 to 1720 ft
Coordinates: 35.771175° -83.210342° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3216 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 53; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Medium; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 2]
Collecting Date: 7-2-99
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 5507
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 sexuals or sex. brood.
Microhabitat: Cryptic soil turret nest in open lawn. Sandy clay.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 11, pg.86. Scanned on 2014-10-08; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 11, pg.86. Scanned on 2014-10-08; hard copy may have been updated.