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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

May 20, 2014 04:59 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 30, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 30, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 30, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Bigheaded Ant Pheidole megacephala

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 30, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Army ants Genus Eciton

Observer

francisco3

Date

February 8, 2016 01:57 PM HST
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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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