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    • Formicidae
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    • 螞蟻

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Recent observations

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Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

August 31, 2014 10:24 AM EDT

Description

Ants tending black aphids in the terminal leaves.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Argentine Ant Linepithema humile

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

September 2, 2014

Description

foto di Manny Lo Cicero

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

August 30, 2014 04:04 PM EDT

Description

Winged ant hatch following a bit of rain.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 21, 2014 11:50 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

wildmarin

Date

July 14, 2014 11:10 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jakob

Date

August 14, 2014

Description

No idea which species created this nest crater - I just loved the shape!

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jakob

Date

August 13, 2014

Place

Curel (Google, OSM)

Description

near La Ferme Auberge «Danse l’Ombre»

www.fermeauberge-danselombre.fr

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

African weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

June 26, 2014 10:33 AM CAT

Photos / Sounds

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

th0th

Date

August 30, 2014

Description

Nuptial flight

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Garden Ant Lasius niger

Observer

longda

Date

August 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Carpenter Ant Camponotus modoc

Observer

m_prebus

Date

August 30, 2014 12:42 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

harumkoh

Date

August 31, 2014 12:06 PM JST

Description

very small. around 2mm.
previous photo may be same.

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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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