Medium
Photo © Sam, all rights reserved
Spice Tour, Zanzibar (Google, OSM)
-6.1645516517, 39.2754254238
open

Description

I saw this guy on a leaf of a spice plantation in Zanzibar. There were swarms of them everywhere, but I'm not an ant specialist so I have no idea what they are.

ant, zanzibar
Apr. 15, 2012 17:32:40 +0200
Logo-eee-15px

Comments & Identifications

5730-thumb
Posted by olie over 2 years ago (Flag)
12996-thumb

Looks like an Oecophylla longinoda. Weaver ant.

Posted by dylanburge almost 2 years ago (Flag)
5643-thumb
African weaver ant - Photo (c) Karmesinkoenig, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jakob's ID: African weaver ant (Oecophylla longinoda)

Agree!

Posted by jakob 9 months ago (Flag)
Sign in or Sign up to add comments
Sign in or Sign up to add identifications

Identification Summary

Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies - Photo (c) RobMan170, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies (Order Hymenoptera)
About
African weaver ant - Photo (c) Karmesinkoenig, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jakob's ID: African weaver ant (Oecophylla longinoda)
olie would like some help identifying this

Suggest an ID

Sign in or Sign up to add IDs
Logo-eee-15px
Logo-eee-15px

Data Quality Assessment

Community-supported ID? Yes
1 person agrees
0 people disagree
Date? Yes
Georeferenced? Yes
Photos or sounds? Yes
Is the organism wild/naturalized? Unknown
What do you think?
Yes / No
Does the location seem accurate? Unknown
What do you think?
Yes / No
Does the date seem accurate? Unknown
What do you think?
Yes / No
Appropriate? Yes
Quality grade research
Details Hide details
Logo-eee-15px
Observation © Sam
Cc-by_small some rights reserved

Is this observation inappropriate, spam, or offensive? Flag this observation

If you think this observation is inaccurate, please add an ID, participate in the quality assessment above, or describe the inaccuracy in a comment.

Logo-eee-15px