Ghost Ant

Tapinoma melanocephalum

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Tapinoma melanocephalum is a species of ant that goes by the common name ghost ant. They are recognised by their dark head and pale or translucent legs and gaster (abdomen). This colouring makes this tiny ant seem even smaller.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Joshua Doby, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/26370053
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapinoma_melanocephalum

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