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Recent observations

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Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

jsiegma

Date

May 21, 2016 09:32 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

May 29, 2016 07:50 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

May 29, 2016 06:37 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

treichard

Date

May 28, 2016 09:30 PM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

crusty

Date

May 11, 2016

Description

nice, dry mailbox

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

Observer

philipwoodscc

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

Large mound in the middle of the meadow. Cleared all the grass in a 6' diameter circle

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

tejalkapadia

Date

May 27, 2016

Description

About 1 cm long, moving really fast. This picture was taken beside a little water drainage collection area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex californicus

Observer

sdleper

Date

September 21, 2015

Description

Photographed specimen using Dino Capture 2.0 camera placed on microscope.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

kdg

Date

May 29, 2016 08:24 AM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

staceylk

Date

May 29, 2016 01:40 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Velvety Tree Ant Liometopum occidentale

Observer

bbunny

Date

May 28, 2016 10:30 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

May 28, 2016 08:46 AM CDT
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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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