Classification
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  • English
    • Pokorua
    • Popokorua
    • Ant
    • Ants
  • Scientific Names
    • Formicidae
  • Spanish
    • Hormigas
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 螞蟻

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stho002

Date

November 26, 2014

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, University of Auckland Tamaki Campus (East)

Habitat: Dietes grandiflora. Dense bed of cultivated plants outside building 733. Beating. A nest of ants. Mainly minor workers.

Identification: Pheidole rugosula Forel, 1902. Minor worker.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

ahcarney

Date

November 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Observer

oecordero

Date

October 19, 2014 09:47 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Big Headed Ant Genus Pheidole

Observer

epitree

Date

November 24, 2014

Description

Cleaning up a dead moth.

Photos / Sounds

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

September 6, 2007

Description

These ants were emerging from their hole with wings getting ready for their mating flight. There was no sign of them one hour later. Found on the trail just before the un-natural trail. Although this is an area with many Harvester ants nest they look like carpenter ants.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Tropical fire ant Solenopsis geminata

Observer

stbrtshaw

Date

November 23, 2014 01:52 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

ants Family Formicidae

Observer

jonaschanh

Date

November 22, 2014 10:42 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stho002

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, St Johns Bush

Habitat: Native bush remnant. In moss at side of track. A few ants observed.

Identification: Heteroponera brouni (Forel, 1892)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Observer

glmory

Date

November 22, 2014 10:40 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Spider Ants Genus Leptomyrmex

Observer

kueda

Date

November 9, 2014 01:29 PM AEDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Ants are social insects of the family Formicidae /fɔrˈmɪsɨdiː/ and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera. Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the mid-Cretaceous period between 110 and 130 million years ago and diversified after the rise of flowering plants. More than 12,500 out of an estimated total of 22,000 species have been classified. They are easily identified by their elbowed antennae and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender...

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