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Recent observations

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What

Red ant Myrmica rubra

Observer

hcc11

Date

September 17, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

Description

1/2 inch
Red
Pointy abdomen that is black

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

hcc10

Date

September 17, 2014 10:24 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

hcc7

Date

September 17, 2014 10:01 AM EDT

Description

Inactive ant colony

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What

Hormiga chicatana Atta mexicana

Observer

jaico

Date

March 9, 2014 01:50 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 24, 2014 02:26 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fire Ants Genus Solenopsis

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 06:29 PM PDT

Description

Little orange guy was miniscule, and apparently dead. Did not see any other tiny orange ants around.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 06:29 PM PDT

Description

Probably M. andrei, but I didn't get any pics that show the flange around the base of the scape.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

harumkoh

Date

September 15, 2014 12:24 PM JST

Description

smaller than Formica japonica.
larger than Ochetellus glaber.
long antennas.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Argentine Ant Linepithema humile

Observer

glmory

Date

September 14, 2014 11:31 AM PDT

Description

Common in the house.

Often seen with aphids.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

harumkoh

Date

September 13, 2014 12:12 PM JST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Imported Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Observer

jessicaw

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

These observations were part of an aphid and bacterial symbionts survey. I collected aphids and took pictures of the plants and other insects in this fascinating ecosystem. Any help with identification would be appreciated.

Photos / Sounds

What

odorous house ant Tapinoma sessile

Observer

logybayer

Date

September 8, 2014 02:15 PM NDT

Description

A large number of similar ants were found under a rock. Found at 2:15 on Sept 8th. Brought home and photographed 4 days later on a styrofoam picnic plate. These were much smaller than most other ants I've seen. Body length was 3.5 mm.

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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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