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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

jimmycortina

Date

February 10, 2013 10:27 PM CET

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

May 4, 2016 01:42 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

May 4, 2016 01:19 PM CEST

Place

Japan (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

May 3, 2016 01:57 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

Observer

elizrose

Date

May 1, 2016

Description

Two harvester ant mounds were along the road leading to the cemetery. The mounds were not very far apart. (I didn't get a measurement though.)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Small Honey Ant Prenolepis imparis

Observer

jacy

Date

June 19, 2015

Description

Worker on Milkweed (Asclepias)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jefffryett

Date

May 6, 2016 01:49 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

masonperkes

Date

May 5, 2016 05:56 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rough Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex rugosus

Observer

russellm08

Date

April 25, 2016 01:51 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rough Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex rugosus

Observer

russellm08

Date

April 25, 2016 01:32 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fire Ants Genus Solenopsis

Observer

amartinez158

Date

May 5, 2016 07:30 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fire Ants Genus Solenopsis

Observer

laurengarza18

Date

May 5, 2016 06:43 PM CDT

Description

Biol 1406

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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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