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Recent observations

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

glmory

Date

September 23, 2016 05:14 AM PDT

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What

Black Carpenter Ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus

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glmory

Date

September 22, 2016 03:04 PM PDT

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Square

What

Ants Family Formicidae

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tangatawhenua

Date

September 19, 2016 01:32 PM NZST

Description

Lurking on the flower of the rewarewa.

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hugoalvarezg

Date

September 24, 2016 03:10 PM HST

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What

Red Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

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jacoboh

Date

September 24, 2016 09:41 AM PDT

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What

Blood-red Ant Formica sanguinea

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mzgonzalez0509

Date

September 24, 2016 11:38 AM PDT

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Western Carpenter Ant Camponotus modoc

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jacoboh

Date

September 24, 2016 08:59 AM PDT

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

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erin79

Date

September 24, 2016 04:52 PM CDT

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Black Carpenter Ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus

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glmory

Date

September 21, 2016 05:32 PM PDT

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Square

What

Western Thatching Ant Formica obscuripes

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meghan_l

Date

September 24, 2016 01:00 PM PDT

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What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

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brandon38

Date

September 24, 2016 12:33 PM PDT

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

koinpro

Date

August 12, 2016 08:07 AM EDT

Description

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Farmer ants

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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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