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Attini tribe
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Attini tribe
Location: Fort Sherman, Panama
Photo Date: 5/15/2007
Remarks: Leafcutter ants, Acromyrmex or Atta
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Acromyrmex versicolor
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Arthropoda (Arthropods) » Hexapoda (Hexapods) » Insecta (Insects) » Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies) » Apocrita (Wasps, Bees, and Ants) » Aculeata (Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps) » Formicoidea (Ants) » Formicidae (Ants) » Myrmicinae » Attini » Acromyrmex (Leaf-cutting Ants) » Acromyrmex versicolor

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Acromyrmex versicolor
Location: Pima County, AZ
Photo Date: 3/23/2021
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Atta genus (Leaf-cutting Ants)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Arthropoda (Arthropods) » Hexapoda (Hexapods) » Insecta (Insects) » Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies) » Apocrita (Wasps, Bees, and Ants) » Aculeata (Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps) » Formicoidea (Ants) » Formicidae (Ants) » Myrmicinae » Attini » Atta (Leaf-cutting Ants)

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Leaf-cutting Ants
Atta genus
Location: Guatemala
Photo Date: 6/3/2007
Remarks: It's edible
ID Confidence: 85
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Pheidole genus (Big-headed Ants)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Arthropoda (Arthropods) » Hexapoda (Hexapods) » Insecta (Insects) » Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies) » Apocrita (Wasps, Bees, and Ants) » Aculeata (Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps) » Formicoidea (Ants) » Formicidae (Ants) » Myrmicinae » Attini » Pheidole (Big-headed Ants)

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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Naples, Collier County, FL
Size: 4.4 mm
Photo Date: 4/19/2021


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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 3 mm (left ant)
Photo Date: 4/12/2020
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 10/1/2018
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 10/1/2018


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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Snyder, Scurry County, TX
Size: 5.9 mm
Photo Date: 6/9/2018
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Custer County, OK
Photo Date: 6/20/2015


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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 2.6 mm
Photo Date: 9/10/2014
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 9/10/2014


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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 8/3/2014
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 7/9/2014
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 6/21/2014
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 2.7 mm (top)
Photo Date: 6/21/2014
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 4.4 mm (center ant)
Photo Date: 6/15/2014


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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 2.5 mm - 3.5 mm
Photo Date: 6/15/2014
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Photo Date: 6/4/2014
Remarks: Ant on a live beetle leg.


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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 2.5 mm
Photo Date: 5/29/2014


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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 2.8 mm
Photo Date: 6/5/2013
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 2.5 mm
Photo Date: 5/16/2013
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Big-headed Ants
Pheidole genus
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: 3 mm
Photo Date: 4/15/2013
Remarks: It was touching the spider.




Trachymyrmex septentrionalis (Northern Fungus Farming Ant)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Arthropoda (Arthropods) » Hexapoda (Hexapods) » Insecta (Insects) » Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies) » Apocrita (Wasps, Bees, and Ants) » Aculeata (Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps) » Formicoidea (Ants) » Formicidae (Ants) » Myrmicinae » Attini » Trachymyrmex » Trachymyrmex septentrionalis (Northern Fungus Farming Ant)

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Northern Fungus Farming Ant
Trachymyrmex septentrionalis
Location: Taylor County, FL
Photo Date: 3/17/2019
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Northern Fungus Farming Ant
Trachymyrmex septentrionalis
Location: Pryor, Mayes County, OK
Size: about 4 mm
Photo Date: 9/19/2012
Bugguide Link
ID Confidence: 98
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Wasmannia auropunctata (Little Fire Ant)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Arthropoda (Arthropods) » Hexapoda (Hexapods) » Insecta (Insects) » Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies) » Apocrita (Wasps, Bees, and Ants) » Aculeata (Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps) » Formicoidea (Ants) » Formicidae (Ants) » Myrmicinae » Attini » Wasmannia » Wasmannia auropunctata (Little Fire Ant)

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Little Fire Ant
Wasmannia auropunctata
Location: Candelaria, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Size: 1.0 - 1.5 mm
Photo Date: 6/16/2012
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