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Black carpenter ant - Formica subsericea

Black carpenter ant - Formica subsericea
Savannah, Andrew County, Missouri, USA
June 11, 2008
Black carpenter

Moved
Ooops! Moved from Oleander Aphid.

Moved
Moved from Ants.

Formicinae: Formica
Not carpenter ants, these are the common soil-dwelling and mound-building ant Formica subsericea.

 
Thanks James, I appreciate yo
Thanks James, I appreciate you taking the time to correctly ID these ants. They were quite large, and we just seem to call all large black ants carpenter ants. It is easy to forget there are many types of ants.

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