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Species Technomyrmex difficilis - White-Footed Ant

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Dolichoderinae (Odorous Ants)
Tribe Tapinomini
Genus Technomyrmex
Species difficilis (White-Footed Ant)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
the so. FL populations, originally misidentified as T. albipes, are T. difficilis; populations in other states may be related species(1)
Explanation of Names
Latin 'difficult'
Range
native to the Old World, adventive in our area (first found in FL 1986)
Internet References
Fact sheet by J. Warner, R.H. Scheffrahn, & B. Cabrera
Works Cited
1.Taxonomy of the dolichoderine ant genus Technomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) based on the worker cast
B. Bolton. 2007. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 35(1). 150 pp.