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Recent observations

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Argentine Ant Linepithema humile

Observer

quantron

Date

December 10, 2016 11:15 AM PST

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Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

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cedric_lee

Date

December 10, 2016 01:31 PM PST

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quantron

Date

December 10, 2016 12:29 PM PST

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

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fairyeagle

Date

December 11, 2016 03:34 PM TOT

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What

Fire Ants Genus Solenopsis

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glmory

Date

December 10, 2016 11:56 AM PST

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Ants Family Formicidae

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glmory

Date

December 10, 2016 08:22 AM PST

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Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

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clare_holl

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December 10, 2016 03:54 PM PST

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Observer

mpnavest

Date

December 9, 2016

Description

(1281) Ant 5mm

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Ants Family Formicidae

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chenyexiu

Date

September 14, 2016 10:27 AM PDT

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mrk8m

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December 10, 2016 01:00 PM MST

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Ants Family Formicidae

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annettemercer

Date

December 10, 2016 10:27 AM PST

Description

Near stough nature center. NHM BioBlitz

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Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

alexis42

Date

December 10, 2016 10:06 AM PST
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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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