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 Odorous house ant (Tapinoma sessile)




Odorous house ant | Tapinoma sessile photo
Odorous House Ant (Tapinoma sessile), Austin's Ferry, Tasmania, Australia

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Odorous house ant | Tapinoma sessile photo
Profile view of ant Tapinoma sessile

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Odorous house ant | Tapinoma sessile photo
Dorsal view of ant Tapinoma sessile

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Odorous house ant | Tapinoma sessile photo
Head view of ant Tapinoma sessile

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ODOROUS HOUSE ANT FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Formicidae
Genus:Tapinoma
Species:sessile
Common Name:Odorous house ant


Relatives in same Genus
  Ghost ant (T. melanocephalum)