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Formicidae - Paratrechina longicornis

Formicidae - Paratrechina longicornis
Sanibel, Lee County, Florida, USA
December 24, 2015

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Formicidae - Paratrechina longicornis Formicidae - Paratrechina longicornis

Moved from Longhorn Crazy Ant.

Moved from Ants.

A little difficult to tell, but given these photos I would call this Paratrechina longicornis. No macrosetae on the scapes, and Dr. Trager may agree that, from what can be seen, the genitalia look right. (I owe my ability to recognize this species to his work!)

Possible confirmation
The macrosetae on the body also look right. Those of Paratrechina always seem to be whitish like here, while those of Nylanderia (even the darker species) always seem to be black. I've only seen maybe one key mention this, though, so I'm not sure how good it is as a diagnostic.

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