MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Entomology 677578 MCZ Entomology
  • Formica argentea
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Manitou Springs
  • North America: United States: Colorado: El Paso
  • 11.viii.2009 (2009-08-11)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Formica argentea Wheeler, W.M., 1912
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica argentea
Identified by William P. Mackay on 2014-06-18
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Determinations made by W. MacKay
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Colorado
County: El Paso
Specific Locality: Manitou Springs
Verbatim Locality: USA: Colorado , Manitou Springs (38°51'34.2''N, 104°54'44.7''W), 1939 m, 11.viii.2009, coll. W. MacKay & E. MacKay; dense riparian forest, sandy loam soil
General Habitat: dense riparian forest, sandy loam soil
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 1939 to 1939 m
Coordinates: 38° 51´ 34.2´´ N 104° 54´ 44.7´´ W (Datum: WGS84)
William P. Mackay; 2009-08-11; Source: GPS
Collecting Date: 11.viii.2009 (2009-08-11)
William P. Mackay
Emma E. Mackay
Monica Mowery
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 2
caste=worker determined date=2015-12-16 determined by=Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Labels:
Microhabitat: under bark of stump
Media Preview Image

image (image/jpeg)
Media Details
Media Preview Image