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Species Formica incerta

worker ant - Formica incerta worker ant - Formica incerta red ant in prairie - Formica incerta ant - Formica incerta Ant on a leaf - Formica incerta - female field ants tending elder aphids - Formica incerta Ant - Formica incerta field ant - Formica incerta
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 Formicinae
Tribe Formicini
Genus Formica (Wood ants, mound ants, & field ants)
No Taxon (pallidefulva group)
Species incerta (Formica incerta)
Remarks
A common prairie ant, recognizable by its habitat, relatively short round head, and dingy yellow coloring. [comment by James C. Trager]

Host species for Polyergus lucidus