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Recent observations

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

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prakrit

Date

April 25, 2015 11:47 AM PDT

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What

Harvester Ant Veromessor pergandei

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glmory

Date

April 25, 2015 11:33 AM PDT

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What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

Observer

glmory

Date

April 25, 2015 10:54 AM PDT

Description

Larger of the two species seen.

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llus

Date

April 25, 2015 11:37 AM CEST

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What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

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glmory

Date

April 24, 2015 05:21 PM PDT

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james_frederick

Date

April 23, 2015

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

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priyamansha

Date

April 23, 2015 01:17 PM PDT

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kevinwang

Date

April 23, 2015 01:14 PM PDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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emam

Date

April 24, 2015 08:34 AM PDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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tj_ramirez

Date

April 23, 2015 09:32 AM PDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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jbrown

Date

April 23, 2015 07:00 PM EDT

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What

Cone ants Genus Dorymyrmex

Date

March 11, 2015
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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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