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Recent observations

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Ants Family Formicidae

Date

May 29, 2016 09:46 AM CDT

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California Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex californicus

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kimssight

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August 25, 2016 09:04 AM PDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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vikramgondy

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August 25, 2016 05:33 PM EDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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vu2

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August 25, 2016 11:07 AM HST

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August 26, 2016 06:49 AM AEST

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Ants Family Formicidae

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pefo_education

Date

August 25, 2016 10:23 AM MDT

Description

Observation made by Jr. Ranger Kaden

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niz

Date

December 13, 2012 01:06 PM CST

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Ants Family Formicidae

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pefo_education

Date

August 25, 2016 10:24 AM MDT

Description

Observation made by Jr. Ranger Shaia

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Ants Family Formicidae

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grantblackwell

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August 25, 2016 12:28 PM MDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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hollingsheadbk

Date

August 25, 2016 12:23 PM MDT

Description

Ant

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Blood-red Ant Formica sanguinea

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evipatterson

Date

August 25, 2016 12:18 PM MDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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areana12

Date

August 25, 2016 12:11 PM MDT
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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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