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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

March 29, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants (Formicidae) Family Formicidae

Observer

krstldwn

Date

March 28, 2015 07:00 PM CDT

Description

Unsure on ant type. Observed on the Texas Buckeye Trail near the Trinity

Photos / Sounds

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What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

Observer

kmerrill

Date

March 8, 2015 08:51 AM UTC

Description

nest on trail
is this ant native?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

justin2

Date

March 27, 2015 02:24 AM PDT

Description

A all black, medium sized, ant wandering along tree bark

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

March 29, 2015

Place

Barcarello (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ants (Formicidae) Family Formicidae

Observer

marisa

Date

March 22, 2015 01:20 PM PDT

Description

People were getting itchy bites from these

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hormigas terciopelo de árbol Genus Liometopum

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

March 22, 2015 01:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Carpenter Ant Camponotus modoc

Observer

justin2

Date

March 27, 2015 05:31 AM PDT

Description

Rather large black bodied ants nesting(?) in a dead tree stump, with winged individuals

Photos / Sounds

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What

Velvety Tree Ant Liometopum occidentale

Observer

justin2

Date

March 27, 2015 04:22 AM PDT

Description

A bicolored medium sized ant

Photos / Sounds

What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

Observer

icosahedron

Date

March 26, 2015 07:44 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

elongate twig ant Pseudomyrmex gracilis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 27, 2015 11:16 AM EDT

Description

Platonic ideal of segmented body!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Small Honey Ant Prenolepis imparis

Observer

veggi

Date

March 26, 2015 10:13 PM EDT
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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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