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 Silky ant (Formica fusca)




Silky ant | Formica fusca photo
Formica fusca

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Silky ant | Formica fusca photo
Profile view of ant Formica fusca

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Silky ant | Formica fusca photo
Dorsal view of ant Formica fusca

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Silky ant | Formica fusca photo
Head view of ant Formica fusca

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SILKY ANT FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Formicidae
Genus:Formica
Species:fusca
Common Name:Silky ant


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