MCZ Entomology 655585

Lasius americanus Emery, 1893

Date Collected:

2009-08-04

North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise | Chiricahua Mountains, 0.4 miles south of the junction of FSR 42 on FSR 42D

Current Identification
Lasius americanus Emery, 1893
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Aculeata Formicoidea Formicidae Formicinae
Determiner: David LubertazziORCID iD icon on 2019-01-21
Nature of ID: ID based on geography
Remarks: All North American species ID'ed as Lasius alienus are Lasius americanus
Previous Identification
Lasius alienus (Foerster, 1850)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Aculeata Formicoidea Formicidae Formicinae
Common Name(s): cornfield ant
Determiner: Stefan P. Coverlinked data icon
Nature of ID: expert ID

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection <30 History
caste = worker   determined by=Stefan P. Coverlinked data icon  
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection ca.5 History (3)
Remarks: transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2015-02-14
caste = worker   determined by=Stefan P. Coverlinked data icon  
¬ Subsample: whole animal (ethanol) good deaccessioned - used up 1 History
whole animal (ethanol) unchecked deaccessioned - gift 5 History
Remarks: 5 w
whole animal (ethanol) unchecked deaccessioned - gift 5 History
Remarks: 5 w

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  • Large colony with worker brood and winged queen.

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Arizona
  • County:
  • Cochise
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/2000091 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Chiricahua Mountains, 0.4 miles south of the junction of FSR 42 on FSR 42D
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • AZ: Cochise Co.; Chiricahua Mtns. 0.4 mi. S. Jct.; FSR 42 on FSR 42D. 31* 55.55' N, 109* 16.53' W -> incorrect SPC 8139
  • Elevation:
  • 7750 ft
  • Habitat Description:
  • Under rock in partial shade. <1" litter. Sparse groundcover.
  • Microhabitat:
  • Open, scrubby Douglas Fir, Silverleaf Oak, Gray Oak, Juniper 20-50' tall on E-facing slope. Rocky sand.
  • Georeference:
  • 31.9240060°, -109.38228° (Error radius: 793m) By: Nelson Rios on 2018-10-03 (Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 2009-08-04
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 8-4-09
  • Collecting Event/Field Number:
  • 8139 (Stefan Cover Collecting Event Numbers of Stefan P. Cover)
  • Collector:
  • Stefan P. Coverlinked data icon

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Media type: text; Entomology 655582;  655583;  655584;  655585 Description: Stefan Cover Field Notes Vol. 14, pg.183. Scanned on 2014-12-02; hard copy may have been updated.;

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  • Deaccessioned