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Subfamily Dolichoderinae - Odorous Ants

rough textured brown ant - Dolichoderus plagiatus Ant identification request - Dolichoderus mariae - female Odorous Ants Swarm - Dolichoderus taschenbergi Ant - Dolichoderus pustulatus mottled Dolichoderus - Dolichoderus plagiatus - female Dolichoderus taschenbergi - Dolichoderus pustulatus - female Small, shiny, black ants - Dolichoderus taschenbergi Dolichoderus plagiatus - female

Reality Check: Is this an Argentine ant? Yes - Linepithema humile Pyramid Ants Tending Aphids - Dorymyrmex smithi Forelius pruinosus Dorymyrmex bureni (Trager) - Dorymyrmex bureni - female ant - Dorymyrmex bureni red ants - Dorymyrmex bureni Small black ants - Forelius Argentine Ant - Linepithema humile - Linepithema humile

Camponotus swarming queen? - Liometopum 8006881 - Tapinoma sessile - female Winged ant? - Liometopum - male Winged Ant? - Liometopum occidentale Pavement Ants? - Tapinoma sessile Formicidae 1 - Tapinoma sessile 9058422 ant - Liometopum luctuosum - female swarming ants - Tapinoma sessile