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North American Insects - Ants Subfamily Formicinae



Yellow Crazy Ant
(Anoplolepis gracilipes)
Yellow Crazy Ant
Yellow crazy ants get their common name from their erratic movement when disturbed. Crazy ants spray formic acid to subdue prey, this can irritate skin and eyes of people coming in contact with the ants. They have a slender yellow to brown body with... Read more >
Reddish carpenter ant
(Camponotus castaneus)
Reddish carpenter ant
The Reddish carpenter ant as its common name indicates is a reddish brown color. The head is darker chestnut brown and the thorax and abdomen are an orange brown color. They get their common name from their habitat in decaying or hollow wood where... Read more >
Red carpenter ant
(Camponotus chromaiodes)
Red carpenter ant
The Ferruginous carpenter ant is a dark colored ant with reddish waist and propodeum (the first abdominal segment between the thorax and the narrow "waist"), and also reddish on the waist and front of the gaster (the bulbous part of the abdomen).... Read more >
Red carpenter ant
(Camponotus noveboracensis)
Red carpenter ant
The Red carpenter ant (Camponotus noveboracensis) has a dark reddish brown colored thorax and waits, black head and black gaster (bulbous part of the abdomen). They nest in decaying wood. They can be a pest in homes, and although they do not feed on... Read more >
Black carpenter ant
(Camponotus pennsylvanicus)
Black carpenter ant
The Black carpenter ant, as its name indicates is a black ant. The abdomen has short white hairs. They form large colonies that can house several thousand insects. In their natural habitat, they nest in decaying wood, where they excavate tunnels and... Read more >
Ant
(Formica densiventris)
Ant
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Allegheny mound ant
(Formica exsectoides)
Allegheny mound ant
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Silky ant
(Formica fusca)
Silky ant
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Western thatching ant
(Formica obscuripes)
Western thatching ant
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Red ant
(Formica pallidefulva)
Red ant
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Red wood ant
(Formica rufa)
Red wood ant
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Smaller yellow ant
(Lasius claviger)
Smaller yellow ant
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Ant
(Lasius fuliginosus)
Ant
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Crazy ant
(Paratrechina longicornis)
Crazy ant
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Little yellow ant
(Plagiolepis alluaudi)
Little yellow ant
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False honey ant
(Prenolepis imparis)
False honey ant
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