× Take our 30-second survey
The U.S. National Science Foundation and iDigBio are required to collect information on use of digitized collections-based specimen data. Please help us meet this requirement every time you use this search portal. Sustainability of the national digitization effort depends on evidence of data use! Maybe later.

Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalitySalcha River
Latitude64.46983
Longitude-146.93386
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeInsect Specimens
Catalog Number235106
Collected ByCollector(s): S. Ridling, S. Meierotto; Preparator(s): M. G. Wyatt
Date Collected2011-08-12

From Recordset

http://www.uaf.edu/museum/collections/ento/

The UAM Insect collection is the northern-most facility of its kind in the United States. 98.5% of our records are from Alaska. Although a young collection (begun in 2000), we have recently surpassed 200,000 records representing over 1 million specimens (as of June 2014), making this collection the fourth largest in the US in entomology with data served to iDigBio. Over 99% of these records have been georeferenced. Over 75% of the pinned collection has been databased; approximately 10% of the wet collection has been databased. At least one specimen of every lowest identification, in both the pinned and wet collections, has been databased so we have a complete online taxon inventory of the collection. 136,257 specimens have been identified to the species level - these represent 2,869 species (23% are apparent new records for the state). Coleoptera, Odonata, and Hymenoptera are the most well-curated groups. 56,187 of these specimen records have been cited or otherwise used in 38 peer-reviewed publications. Please use this DOI to cite this collection / dataset: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7299/X75D8S0H

Contacts

Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
  • Data
  • Flags
  • Raw
Taxonomy
Scientific NameFormica podzolica
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Arthropoda; Insecta; Hymenoptera; Formicidae; Formicinae; Formicini; Francoeur, 1973
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusFormica
Specific Epithetpodzolica
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByRobert J. Higgins
Date Identified2014
Previous IdentificationsFormica podzolica (accepted ID) identified by Robert J. Higgins on 2014; method: expert
Formicidae identified by M. G. Wyatt on 2013-03-23; method: expert
Formica podzolica ? identified by Ian MacDougall on 2013-08-02; method: student Remark: may also be F. subaenescens
Formica podzolica identified by Derek S. Sikes on 2013-08-16; method: student
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number235106
Other Catalog Numbersbarcode=UAM100334039
Preparationswhole organism (pinned)
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeInsect specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:235106?seid=1947460
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): S. Ridling, S. Meierotto; Preparator(s): M. G. Wyatt
Date Collected2011-08-12
Verbatim Date Collected12 Aug 2011
Year2011
Month08
Day12
End Day of Year224
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySalcha River
Verbatim LocalitySalcha River
Habitatold road and clearing in spruce and cottonwood forest, leaf litter and short mossy area
Decimal Latitude64.46983
Decimal Longitude-146.93386
Maximum Elevation in Meters219
Minimum Elevation in Meters219
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates64.46983/-146.93386
Location According ToM. G. Wyatt
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters107
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByM. G. Wyatt
Georeferenced Date2013-03-23 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-05-27 16:31:48.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:235106?seid=1947460
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34396
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatuschecked by curator
dwc:identificationVerificationStatusexpert
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dwc:eventRemarks3:15 - 4:15; nest-39-159; photos 100-423, 100-424
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:235106
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:235106
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34847
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
specimen list