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Recent observations

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

May 24, 2016 12:04 PM EDT

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

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beethoven242

Date

July 24, 2016 04:52 PM CEST

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

sofia-aemoc

Date

July 24, 2016 04:39 PM SAST

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Observer

danilo_hegg

Date

July 23, 2016 11:25 PM NZST

Description

A small ant, approx 3mm long

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacanteros

Date

June 3, 2016 07:37 AM BRT

Description

This ant was spotted in the Caatinga semi arid region of Brazil. First I thought it was a Peroponera clavata but this was out of its range. Now I think it's a Dinoponera sp. the ant was 30 mm long.

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Observer

m_prebus

Date

July 24, 2016 10:40 AM PDT

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m_prebus

Date

July 24, 2016 10:26 AM PDT

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What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

Observer

hfabian

Date

July 15, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Harvester Ants Genus Pogonomyrmex

Observer

kinderteacher

Date

July 22, 2016 06:36 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The Harvester ants are so active this time of year! It is so easy to spot their homes on a clear path.

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

July 24, 2016 04:26 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

July 24, 2016 04:26 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

July 24, 2016 04:26 PM CEST
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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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