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Photo#1724890
Linepithema humile

Linepithema humile
Florence, Williamson County, Texas, USA
September 4, 2019
Size: approximately 1.5mm
Coll. Steven W. Carothers

Moved
Moved from Forelius pruinosus.

Moved
Moved from Ants.

 
Corroborated Linepithema humile ID
This is one of hundreds of thousands of ants that appeared suddenly and have propagated in a neighborhood of Williamson county, disrupting the community by moving into homes and vehicles. They are thought to have been introduced by transporting firewood.

http://www.myrmecos.net/2008/04/13/how-to-identify-the-argentine-ant-linepithema-humile/

'Clypeus broadly concave'

'mandibular teeth that are arranged as a series of small denticles interspersed with larger single teeth'

'lacks standing hairs on the dorsal surface of the mesosoma and on the first two segments of the gaster'

Linepithema humile species ID determined by Dr. Robert T. Puckett, Dr. Ed LeBrun and Dr. Gary Alpert.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

 
Corroborated Linepithema humile ID
This is one of hundreds of thousands of ants that appeared suddenly and have propagated in a neighborhood of Williamson county, disrupting the community by moving into homes and vehicles. They are thought to have been introduced by transporting firewood.

http://www.myrmecos.net/2008/04/13/how-to-identify-the-argentine-ant-linepithema-humile/

'Clypeus broadly concave'

'mandibular teeth that are arranged as a series of small denticles interspersed with larger single teeth'

'lacks standing hairs on the dorsal surface of the mesosoma and on the first two segments of the gaster'

Linepithema humile species ID determined by Dr. Robert T. Puckett, Dr. Ed LeBrun and Dr. Gary Alpert.

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