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Photo#474407
ant - Aphaenogaster fulva

ant - Aphaenogaster fulva
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
October 6, 2010
Size: ~5mm - estimated

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ant - Aphaenogaster fulva ant - Aphaenogaster fulva

Moved
Gosh, what was I thinking when I moved this to Myrmica?! Note elongate peduncle (stalk) of the petiole and very short antennal scapes, quite different from that genus.

Moved
Males of most other species of Wisconsin Aphaenogaster lack this combination of slenderness and all-black coloring..