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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bullet Ant Paraponera clavata

Observer

cwood

Date

February 26, 2015 06:04 AM PET

Description

Bullet ants on Heliconia(?) flowers

Photos / Sounds

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

sambiology

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

I was splitting some wood for my folks and opened up a nest of these carpenter ants... Sorry, ants...

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

daniela_a

Date

March 1, 2015

Place

Socorro Tx (Google, OSM)

Description

Red head and thorax. Black abdomen.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Harvester Ant Veromessor pergandei

Observer

jaykeller

Date

February 28, 2015 09:45 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Velvety Tree Ant Family Formicidae

Observer

justin2

Date

February 28, 2015 06:27 AM PST

Description

Ants

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Mound Ant Formica integroides

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015 11:37 AM PST

Description

Hard to step away from these mesmerizing mounds...

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

March 2, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, University of Auckland Tamaki Campus (East)

Habitat: As always, consistently present in the same spot, on ground just outside building 733, nesting between brick paving.

Identification: Cardiocondyla minutior Forel, 1899. Worker.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

September 26, 2014

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

atta mexicana Genus Atta

Observer

frixo

Date

February 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Observer

aranholt

Date

March 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

treegrow

Date

February 11, 2015 02:30 PM EST

Description

Cephalotes sp. Sitio arqueológico Uxmal, Yucatán, México.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Large pugnacious ant Anoplolepis custodiens

Observer

simon1978

Date

February 26, 2015 06:17 PM SAST
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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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