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Recent observations

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Observer

m_prebus

Date

June 14, 2016 04:24 PM PDT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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matolin

Date

June 23, 2013 01:11 AM HST

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What

Bullet ant Paraponera clavata

Observer

ar_maclaren

Date

July 14, 2016 09:06 PM COT

Description

Bullet Ant being eaten by social spiders at Jama-Coaque reserve.

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What

Argentine Ant Linepithema humile

Observer

gwenckatz

Date

July 22, 2016 06:18 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Large population outside my house

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

monica2014

Date

July 24, 2016 05:36 PM COT

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What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

Observer

taogirl

Date

July 23, 2016

Description

always amazed to see ants carrying off other insects so much larger than they are

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volimzmije123

Date

July 24, 2016 06:10 PM CEST

Place

Dubrovsko (Google, OSM)

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

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johnnybirder

Date

May 24, 2016 12:04 PM EDT

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beethoven242

Date

July 24, 2016 04:52 PM CEST

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

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sofia-aemoc

Date

July 24, 2016 04:39 PM SAST

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danilo_hegg

Date

July 23, 2016 11:25 PM NZST

Description

A small ant, approx 3mm long

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Observer

jacanteros

Date

June 3, 2016 07:37 AM BRT

Description

This ant was spotted in the Caatinga semi arid region of Brazil. First I thought it was a Peroponera clavata but this was out of its range. Now I think it's a Dinoponera sp. the ant was 30 mm long.

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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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