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Fall Fund Drive


sanguinea group

Found a colony of these girls - Formica Carpenter ant? - Formica aserva Formica subintegra - female unknown ant2 - Formica aserva Formica subintegra - female Ant - Formica rubicunda Ants battling and carrying pupae, cocoons, and severed heads - Formica Formica 17 - Formica aserva
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 Formicinae
Tribe Formicini
Genus Formica (Wood ants, mound ants, & field ants)
No Taxon sanguinea group
Print References
Snelling, R. R., & Buren, W. F. (1985). Description of a new species of slave-making ant in the Formica sanguinea group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Great Lakes Entomologist, 18, 69-78.
(Includes key to species of sanguinea group. PDF available here)
Internet References