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 Western thatching ant (Formica obscuripes)




Western thatching ant | Formica obscuripes photo
Profile view of ant Formica obscuripes

Photograph by April Nobile AntWeb.org / CC-BY-SA-3.0.  (view image details)

Western thatching ant | Formica obscuripes photo
Dorsal view of ant Formica obscuripes

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Western thatching ant | Formica obscuripes photo
Head view of ant Formica obscuripes

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Western thatching ant | Formica obscuripes photo
Western Thatching Ant hill

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WESTERN THATCHING ANT FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Formicidae
Genus:Formica
Species:obscuripes
Common Name:Western thatching ant


Relatives in same Genus
  Ant (F. densiventris)
  Allegheny mound ant (F. exsectoides)
  Silky ant (F. fusca)
  Red ant (F. pallidefulva)
  Red wood ant (F. rufa)