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  • Entomology 672400 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmecocystus mexicanus
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • 2 km NE of Portal, on foothill road to San Simon
  • North America: United States: Arizona: Cochise
  • 13.viii.1976 (1976-08-13)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Myrmecocystus mexicanus Wesmael, 1838
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus mexicanus
Identified by Gary D. Alpert on 2014-02-03
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Determinations made by Gary D. Alpert
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Arizona
County: Cochise
Specific Locality: 2 km NE of Portal, on foothill road to San Simon
Verbatim Locality: USA: Arizona , Cochise Co. 2 km NE of Portal on foothill road to San Simon (31°55'47.64''N, 109°7'59.16''W), 1500 m, 13.viii.1976, coll. Gary D. Alpert; desert,
Locality Remarks: study site
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 1500 to 1500 m
Coordinates: 31° 55´ 47.64´´ N 109° 7´ 59.16´´ W (Datum: WGS84)
Gary D. Alpert; 2013-02-04; Source: Google Earth
Collecting Date: 13.viii.1976 (1976-08-13)
Gary D. Alpert
Monica Mowery
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 2
Remarks: Labels: Specimen Notes: study area #1a, small nest 234 workers, 1 replete, 1 queen.