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Ants Family Formicidae

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ohnaylei

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September 30, 2016 10:52 AM CDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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shollenbeck

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September 30, 2016 10:04 AM CDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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ohnaylei

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September 30, 2016 09:13 AM CDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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lev8491

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September 28, 2016

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Fire Ants Genus Solenopsis

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mxa5014

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September 29, 2016 08:57 AM CDT

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Big-Headed Ants Genus Pheidole

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jaysona1

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September 29, 2016 08:59 AM CDT

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Fire Ants Genus Solenopsis

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rac9918

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September 29, 2016 09:02 AM CDT

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guille

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September 21, 2016 02:51 PM ART

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Fire Ants Genus Solenopsis

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sxc4965

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September 28, 2016

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sonyalas

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September 30, 2016 08:31 AM SAST

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Ants Family Formicidae

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September 29, 2016 09:29 PM CDT

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Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

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create_nature

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September 29, 2016 05:55 PM 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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