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 Red wood ant (Formica rufa)




Red wood ant | Formica rufa photo
Formica rufa

Photograph by Adam Opio?a. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Red wood ant | Formica rufa photo
sideview of a Formica rufa

Photograph by Richard Bartz, Munich Makro Freak. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Red wood ant | Formica rufa photo
upper Torso and Head of a Formica rufa

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Red wood ant | Formica rufa photo
Ant hills of Formica rufa in Hlinický forrest.

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RED WOOD ANT FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Formicidae
Genus:Formica
Species:rufa
Common Name:Red wood ant


Relatives in same Genus
  Ant (F. densiventris)
  Allegheny mound ant (F. exsectoides)
  Silky ant (F. fusca)
  Western thatching ant (F. obscuripes)
  Red ant (F. pallidefulva)