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Recent observations

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Observer

marcello

Date

August 5, 2014 09:00 AM CEST

Description

Queen

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What

Tawny Crazy Ant Nylanderia fulva

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

Observed next to the Sheldon Lake State Park TPWD offices.

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Square

What

Citronella Ants Genus Lasius

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 27, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 27, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 27, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

February 7, 2016

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

October 29, 2010 12:50 PM EAT

Description

A colony of ants took up residence under the leaves that had fallen in one of my seed traps. These were the most aggressive, nasty little ants I ever encountered (aside from crossing a safari ant trail). I know this photo is worthless and I'll never get an id, but I wanted to document this. We had to come back later to check the trap. They weren't big but they were fierce. This is the only time I ever encountered these.

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Date

July 25, 2015

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Observer

butterflies4fun

Date

August 23, 2015 12:34 PM CDT

Description

I think these are harvester ants but since it has been a few months I can't remember what the entrance looked like. Hopefully someone can identify.

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Observer

francisco3

Date

February 6, 2016 11:41 AM HST

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 27, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 27, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)
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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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