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Recent observations

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What

Odorous Ants Subfamily Dolichoderinae

Observer

ghirschberg22

Date

May 1, 2016 04:10 PM EDT

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What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

I saw these little creatures as i was sweeping the porch off. They were very active and did not stay still for long at all. They were very active. They were very large as well.

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Observer

jujurenoult

Date

May 1, 2016 02:10 PM SAST

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What

Argentine ant Linepithema humile

Observer

quantron

Date

May 1, 2016 09:59 AM PDT

Description

Under a plastic 6" sign.

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What

Pavement Ant Tetramorium caespitum

Observer

schmuckerz

Date

April 26, 2016

Description

Found on the edge of the meadow

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jakob

Date

April 30, 2016 01:48 PM CEST

Place

Othfresen (Google, OSM)

Description

On sun-exposed hill with sparse vegetation

Photos / Sounds

Observer

whaichi

Date

April 30, 2016 02:17 PM KST

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What

Army ants Genus Eciton

Observer

hyojin13031

Date

May 2, 2016 12:03 PM SGT

Description

It has a larger arthropod and the size is around 1~2cm. It is a little bigger than a normal ant.

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Observer

abelong

Date

May 1, 2016

Description

Small common ants very common in Singapore. They are as big as a grain of rice. They are all over Singapore.

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

April 30, 2016

Place

Ficuzza (Google, OSM)

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

April 30, 2016

Place

Ficuzza (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Leafcutter Ant Atta texana

Observer

aaron-gastelum

Date

May 1, 2016 06:26 AM CDT

Description

Appears to be a large any with wings. There were a dozen or so in front of my ambulance station this morning.

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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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