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Genus Tetramorium - Pavement Ants

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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 Myrmicinae
Tribe Crematogastrini
Genus Tetramorium (Pavement Ants)
Explanation of Names
Tetramorium Mayr 1855.
Numbers
455 species worldwide.
Nearctica lists 6 species.
Habitat
Nests in soil with a simple entrance.
Food
Scavengers, predators, and some species are seed collectors.
Remarks
Mostly an old world ant, some have been transported through commerce to North America.
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