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 Ghost ant (Tapinoma melanocephalum)




Ghost ant | Tapinoma melanocephalum photo
Profile view of ant Tapinoma melanocephalum

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Ghost ant | Tapinoma melanocephalum photo
Dorsal view of ant Tapinoma melanocephalum

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Ghost ant | Tapinoma melanocephalum photo
Head view of ant Tapinoma melanocephalum

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Ghost ant | Tapinoma melanocephalum photo
Tapinoma melanocephalum' workers, feeding on a piece of apple, in the terraristic section of Cologne Zoo, Germany.

Photograph by Sarefo. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

GHOST ANT FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Formicidae
Genus:Tapinoma
Species:melanocephalum
Common Name:Ghost ant


Relatives in same Genus
  Odorous house ant (T. sessile)