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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

luishzurita

Date

May 24, 2016

Description

estaba caminando serca de una trampa de prueva, en el km.20 dentro del area natural protegida de calakmul

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

th92105

Date

May 24, 2016 01:06 PM PDT

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Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

charlie

Date

May 24, 2016 04:20 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

moorelands

Date

May 20, 2016

Description

A small ant hill behind the pool, which covered about 4 feet of area

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

moorelands

Date

May 20, 2016

Description

A small ant hill behind the pool, which covered about 4 feet of area

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

claire2

Date

May 24, 2016 12:26 PM PDT

Description

Diseased or mite infested?

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Square

Observer

sandino_guerrero

Date

August 25, 2015

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Square

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

pavel3

Date

May 24, 2016

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Square

What

Black Carpenter Ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Observer

nicholas11

Date

May 20, 2016 12:09 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

christianh22

Date

May 20, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Date

February 14, 2015 11:00 AM PST

Description

A couple of ants frolicking in the flowers.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

creationkeeper

Date

May 22, 2016 01:41 PM PDT
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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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