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Recent observations

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

connlindajo

Date

April 28, 2016 11:49 AM CDT

Description

Highly cropped photos

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Ants Family Formicidae

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entomo-logic

Date

May 31, 2016

Description

4mm long host to Myrmecophilus sp. cricket.

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Ants Family Formicidae

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rozhelfand

Date

June 12, 2016 02:05 PM PDT

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Ants Family Formicidae

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bighornshaver

Date

April 19, 2016

Description

swarm of little tiny ants on the sidewalk at Big Brook Park.

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Ants Family Formicidae

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biohexx1

Date

June 24, 2016

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Ants Family Formicidae

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entomo-logic

Date

May 30, 2016

Description

workers 3mm
cocoons:
Large-7mm
Small- 2mm

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Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

entomo-logic

Date

May 30, 2016

Description

5mm long harvesting honeydew from Membracidae nymphs on Oak tree.

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Ants Family Formicidae

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clmcintyre78

Date

July 17, 2015

Description

Ant carrying purple threeawn (Aristida purpurea) seed

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Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

clmcintyre78

Date

August 14, 2015

Description

Ant carrying buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare) seedling

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Observer

eddibisulli

Date

June 24, 2016 09:14 AM SAST

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Observer

anaxyrus

Date

March 17, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Lyons Valley, California

Keyed out, via Tritia Matsuda.

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

rcurtis

Date

June 20, 2016 04:55 PM EDT
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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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