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Recent observations

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What

Army ants Genus Eciton

Observer

corychia

Date

May 14, 2014

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What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

rontavius

Date

August 4, 2015 01:27 PM EDT

Description

about 2cm long, solitary

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What

Black Carpenter Ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Observer

glmory

Date

August 2, 2015 09:33 PM PDT

Description

Eating sap from a root.

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Square

What

Valentine ant Genus Crematogaster

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

May 20, 2014 11:01 PM EDT

Description

RNH

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What

Fire Ants Genus Solenopsis

Observer

glmory

Date

July 29, 2015 10:22 AM PDT

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Observer

glmory

Date

July 28, 2015 09:43 PM PDT

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Square

Observer

camelcreek

Date

August 1, 2015 04:30 PM EDT

Description

Brief description of what you observed

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

treichard

Date

July 29, 2015 09:50 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Odorous House Ant?

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Square

Observer

adorantes

Date

April 27, 2011

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Observer

adorantes

Date

April 27, 2011

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Observer

adorantes

Date

April 27, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

adorantes

Date

April 25, 2011
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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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