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Species Dorymyrmex insanus

Winged ant - Dorymyrmex insanus - female Field ant - Formica francoeuri? - Dorymyrmex insanus Pyramid ant reproductive? - Dorymyrmex insanus Pyramid ant reproductive? - Dorymyrmex insanus Pyramid ant reproductive? - Dorymyrmex insanus Dorymyrmex sp. - Dorymyrmex insanus - female Dorymyrmex sp. - Dorymyrmex insanus - female Camponotus? - Dorymyrmex insanus
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 Leptomyrmecini
Genus Dorymyrmex (Pyramid Ants)
Species insanus (Dorymyrmex insanus)
Range
Western species
Habitat
especially in sandy or other well-drained soils (comment made by James C. Trager)
Remarks
In the mild, but summer-dry climate of southern California, they fly in warm, sunny spells during the winter rainy season. (comment made by James C. Trager)
Internet References
AntWeb - collected specimen photos and distribution map
Ants of the Southwest - photos by Dale Ward of live ants, showcasing many interesting behaviors
Discover Life - photos of live ants and collected specimens