Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Hebrew
    • נמלים
  • Korean
    • 개미과
  • French
    • Fourmi
  • Italian
    • Formiche
  • Portuguese
    • Formigas
  • Japanese
    • アリ科
  • Scientific Names
    • Formicidae
  • English
    • Ants
  • Spanish
    • Hormigas
  • German
    • Ameisen
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 螞蟻
  • Maori
    • Popokorua
  • Persian
    • مورچه
    • مور

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

45602 98 68 Square Square 856657733 d87e5447b6 s 3194994796 5ce4a99241 s 3194994796 5ce4a99241 s 5373075232 e2a9b15dc9 s 5373075148 fb6e1f9331 s 552090721 755eccc189 s 4672580013 6d3409f3cc s 2292851991 4b27a6943d s 4505080334 3dbb6e84f5 s 3473925934 eac0f0b4a0 s 4493433410 7beec1ca73 s 1877336284 4092da1613 s 314553960 edb1ae3c40 s 2626969837 7883d90a86 s 4938624632 2abb4c81f1 s 1573783984 fd599be87b s 498130091 08283f211d s 3952787907 677f770b06 s 5571320554 62609b3d2a s 4705526443 0dbb051b2c s Square
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Formicidae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

carita

Date

January 23, 2017 05:01 PM PST

Description

Roaming the Kay Centre

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Leafcutter Ant Atta texana

Observer

eric_keith

Date

January 22, 2017 12:54 PM CST

Description

Beginning Anderson County Keith Property Species List

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

huatulco

Date

October 4, 2015 10:04 AM PDT

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

jakob

Date

July 19, 2016 10:13 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

jakob

Date

July 18, 2016 10:37 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Bicolored Carpenter Ant Camponotus vicinus

Observer

tarsalis

Date

April 2, 2016 03:38 PM MDT

Description

In a tree near the lake at Mojave Narrows

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

bramadiarya

Date

January 20, 2017 10:21 AM WIB

Description

I found the ant colony inside bamboo culm.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Army Ants Genus Eciton

Observer

leecain

Date

August 3, 2016 12:45 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Observer

nanofishology

Date

January 22, 2017 05:40 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Observer

nanofishology

Date

January 22, 2017 05:05 PM CST

Description

Eggs!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

nanofishology

Date

January 22, 2017 05:01 PM CST

Description

Tiny red ants

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Observer

nanofishology

Date

January 22, 2017 03:38 PM CST
View all observations

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...

No range data available.
Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software