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Genus Tapinoma

small ant - Tapinoma sessile - female Ants - Tapinoma sessile - male - female Ant - Tapinoma sessile mr ant - Tapinoma sessile Ant - Tapinoma sessile - female SBBG-SCL-TIC_000384 - Tapinoma sessile Ant on Milkweed Blossom - Tapinoma sessile - female Ant species - Tapinoma sessile
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 Dolichoderinae (Odorous Ants)
Tribe Tapinomini
Genus Tapinoma
Identification
"Very unnoticeable scale between alitrunk and gaster is a diagnostic feature of this genus." -- Richard Vernier