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    • Formicidae
  • English
    • Ants
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    • Pokorua
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    • Hormigas
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    • 螞蟻

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ant Family Formicidae

Observer

jerry_v

Date

December 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jaico

Date

September 24, 2014 05:22 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

francisco3

Date

December 17, 2014 10:30 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

December 12, 2014

Place

Vazhayila (Google, OSM)

Description

These ants nesting inside my kitchen. The small ants probably workers are smaller than weaver ants and the queen is bigger than weaver ant.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

meurkc

Date

December 17, 2014

Description

riverbed, dry stony, partly bare soil

Photos / Sounds

What

Trap-Jaw Ant Genus Odontomachus

Observer

muir

Date

December 2, 2014 11:32 AM EST

Place

Kindu (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

November 17, 2014 05:56 AM CAT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

jaico

Date

June 21, 2014 07:55 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hormigas semilleras Genus Pheidole

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

December 10, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Hormigas semilleras Genus Pheidole

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

December 10, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Hormigas semilleras Genus Pheidole

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

December 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Hormigas semilleras Genus Pheidole

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

December 9, 2014
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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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