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Species Tetramorium tsushimae - Japanese Pavement Ant

Japanese pavement ants - Tetramorium tsushimae which ant? - Tetramorium tsushimae - female Tetramorium - Tetramorium tsushimae - female Leptothorax? - Tetramorium tsushimae - female Leptothorax? - Tetramorium tsushimae - female Leptothorax? - Tetramorium tsushimae - female Leptothorax? - Tetramorium tsushimae - female Leptothorax? - Tetramorium tsushimae - female
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 Myrmicinae
Tribe Crematogastrini
Genus Tetramorium
Species tsushimae (Japanese Pavement Ant)
Range
native to temperate Asia; originally imported in the early 1900s to St. Louis, established in urban areas of IL & MO