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    • Ameisen
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    • Formicidae
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    • Ants
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Recent observations

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Observer

guille

Date

April 17, 2015 01:16 PM ART

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Observer

steve_kerr

Date

April 12, 2015

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Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 10, 2015

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No photos or sounds

What

ants Family Formicidae

Observer

chesbaystem

Date

April 18, 2015 10:19 AM EDT

Description

Ants caring eggs

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No photos or sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Date

April 17, 2015

Place

Malibu, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

forestcompass

Date

April 18, 2015 10:32 AM YEKT

Description

found in a garden in Rio Branco, on some cultivated plants. trying to ID this for a demonstration of iNaturalist at the Forest Library, adjacent to where I photographed the ant.

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What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

temminicki

Date

April 17, 2015 07:31 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

glmory

Date

April 17, 2015 01:20 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Valentine ant Genus Crematogaster

Observer

butterflies4fun

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

Ants on stumps of dead tree excavating. There was a pile of sawdust outside the tree.

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

treichard

Date

April 17, 2015 09:35 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

April 12, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found under rock with an eastern worm snake (Carphophis amoenus).

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Observer

steve_kerr

Date

April 10, 2015

Description

A large number of these on a tree with an ant mimicking spider nearby (see next observation)

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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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