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  • Entomology 654916 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica dakotensis
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • 9.2 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 260 on Rt. 191 at jct. Co. Rd. 2116.
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Apache
  • 10-11-04
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Formica dakotensis Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica dakotensis
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2004-10-11
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Apache
Specific Locality: 9.2 mi. S. Jct. Rt. 260 on Rt. 191 at jct. Co. Rd. 2116.
General Habitat: Chrysothamnus-dominated meadow with fine textured silty sand soil.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7400 to 7400 ft
Coordinates: 34° 1.72´ N 109° 11.31´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Stefan P. Cover; 2004-10-11; Source: Magellan Meridian Gold GPS
Collecting Date: 10-11-04
Collecting Event Remarks: ~5000 ants. Males present.
Collectors
Stefan P. Cover
Identifiers
collector number: SPC 6945
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.40
caste=worker determined by=Stefan P. Cover
Microhabitat: 5" tall x 24" max diam. around grass clumps in open on upper meadow slope. Sandy clay.
Media
 
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.135. Scanned on 2014-10-15; hard copy may have been updated.

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Media Details
Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 13, pg.135. Scanned on 2014-10-15; hard copy may have been updated.