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    • Ameisen
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    • Formicidae
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    • Ants
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Recent observations

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Black Carpenter Ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus

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lorenzoc

Date

May 24, 2015 10:14 AM CEST

Description

Formicaio in un tronco cavo

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cedric_lee

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May 23, 2015

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Ants Family Formicidae

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lmclake

Date

November 12, 2010

Description

Natural Forest habitat

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Ants Family Formicidae

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ajvelez

Date

May 23, 2015

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Leaf-cutter Ants Genus Atta

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ajvelez

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May 23, 2015

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Ants Family Formicidae

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ajvelez

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May 23, 2015

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Ants Family Formicidae

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ctracey

Date

May 21, 2015 09:15 AM EDT

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stephen_thorpe

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

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

Habitat: Consistently present in the same spot, on ground just outside building 733, nesting between brick paving.

Identification: Cardiocondyla minutior Forel, 1899. Worker.

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Ants Family Formicidae

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May 23, 2015 01:49 PM EDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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mc_biology_club

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May 22, 2015 03:35 PM PDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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wendy_anthony

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May 22, 2015 06:37 PM PDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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mc_biology_club

Date

May 22, 2015 03:13 PM PDT
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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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