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Specimen: JTLC000006174 Myrmelachista flavocotea    


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Locality Information:

  • Latitude:
  • 10.31667
  • Longitude:
  • -84.71667
  • Lat/Long Max Error:
  • minute
  • Elevation
  • 800 m
  • Elevation Max Error:
  • Locality Notes:

Collection Information:

  • Collected by:
  • J. Longino  
  • Habitat:
  • Date collected:
  • 23 Dec 1986
  • Date collected end:
  • Method:
  • Microhabitat:
  • Primary forest. Nest in Ocotea. Entire nest dissected; see field notes for figur
  • Collection notes:
  • NOTEBY J.Longino: Primary forest. Nest in Ocotea. Entire nest dissected; see field notes for figure and description of nest. Field notes for this time also contain data on intercolony aggression when experimentally brought into contact.

Specimen Information:

  • Life stage:
  • alate queen
  • Located at:
  • INBC
  • Owned by:
  • INBC
  • Determined by:
  • J. Longino
  • Date determined:
  • 12 Oct 2005
  • Type status:
  • Holotype flavocotea
  • Medium:
  • dry-mount
  • DNA notes:
  • Specimen notes:
  • Specimen data uploaded by:
  • University of Utah

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