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    • Formicidae
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    • 螞蟻

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

treichard

Date

July 14, 2014 11:43 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

louis_williams

Date

July 9, 2014

Description

Found in a grassland biome. there were seed husks found all around the hole where the ants were coming out. there were roughly about 20 seen near the nest.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

July 21, 2014 12:54 AM HKT

Description

A large female ant of about 18-20mm

Photos / Sounds

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What

Florida Carpenter Ant Camponotus floridanus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 9, 2014 04:17 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

garychang

Date

July 20, 2014 09:59 AM PDT

Description

These ants were busily moving pupae and larvae on top of their mound. I don't know why. They are probably Formica obscuripes, but there are a couple other Formica species that I haven't ruled out. There is a video on Flickr if you want to see them in action: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gcchang/14518490997/

Photos / Sounds

What

Smooth Harvester Ants Genus Messor

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

July 19, 2014 10:00 PM PDT

Description

There were at least four separate swarms of these on our walk out to the sag pond

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mareastra

Date

July 19, 2014 03:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

July 17, 2014 10:46 AM EDT

Description

Found a whole colony of these inside a camera trap.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Carpenter Ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

July 19, 2014 04:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dpom

Date

July 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

July 19, 2014 09:30 PM PDT

Description

Carrying a moth. I think this is a Harvester Ant.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 9, 2014 07:18 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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