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    • Formicidae
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Recent observations

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kucycads

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

workers are yellow with small heads

soldiers have darker, enlarged heads and abdomens

the nest and pupae were under a flat rock

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What

Smooth Harvester Ants Genus Messor

Observer

finatic

Date

April 6, 2014 12:38 PM PDT

Description

Cochise County, Arizona, US

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Observer

mirkogaluppi9

Date

April 16, 2014

Place

Ferno (Google, OSM)

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What

Smooth Harvester Ants Genus Messor

Observer

finatic

Date

April 5, 2014 04:35 PM PDT

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

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jeckberg

Date

April 10, 2012

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jeckberg

Date

May 10, 2011

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jeckberg

Date

July 5, 2011

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jeckberg

Date

July 7, 2011

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jeckberg

Date

March 23, 2011

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jeckberg

Date

July 7, 2011

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jeckberg

Date

October 10, 2011

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jeckberg

Date

July 26, 2011
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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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