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ant - Temnothorax ambiguus - female

ant - Temnothorax ambiguus - Female
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
August 4, 2009
Size: 3.5mm
These ants have been showing up recently in sweeps of tall grass. They appear to have a toothed ridge running along either side of the Alitrunk section.

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ant - Temnothorax ambiguus - female ant - Temnothorax ambiguus - female

Moved
Moved from Acorn Ants.

Temnthorax ambiguus
This is the typical species of old fields and prairie.

Moved
Moved from Ants.

Temnothorax sp. (Myrmicinae) - dealated female
Very large ocelli indicate that swarming occurs mainly at dusk.

 
Indeed, these often show up a
Indeed, these often show up at lights about one hour after sunset, during their flight season.

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