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Recent observations

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Ants Family Formicidae

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amyjaeckerjones

Date

January 16, 2017 01:40 PM PST

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Ants Family Formicidae

Date

March 21, 2016 03:42 PM PDT

Description

Ants chewing on a flower.

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Ants Family Formicidae

Date

March 20, 2016 03:45 PM PDT

Description

Ant.

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Ants Family Formicidae

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pedro_alanis

Date

January 16, 2017 03:50 PM EST

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What

Southern Meat Ant Iridomyrmex purpureus

Observer

colintrainor

Date

September 15, 2009 12:06 PM AEST

Description

New island record; could be undescribed taxa. I think the group was thought to be endemic to Australia

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Ants Family Formicidae

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stemmacademy

Date

January 12, 2017 12:59 PM COT

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Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

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vicfazio3

Date

January 6, 2017 10:48 PM AEDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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harmoge

Date

January 14, 2017 03:51 PM PST

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Ants Family Formicidae

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glmory

Date

January 10, 2017 09:19 PM PST

Description

Tiny ant, ~1-2mm

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Ants Family Formicidae

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glmory

Date

January 10, 2017 09:19 PM PST

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Ants Family Formicidae

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glmory

Date

January 10, 2017 09:19 PM PST

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What

Argentine Ant Linepithema humile

Observer

quantron

Date

January 15, 2017 02:54 PM 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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