Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#481013
black or brown ant - Formica limata

black or brown ant - Formica limata
Naches Trail Preserve, Pierce County, Washington, USA
November 10, 2010
Found on the side of the barn across the road from the preserve. Perhaps one of these

Moved
This species is characterized, within the neogagates group, by the near absence of dorsal pilosity, as seen (or rather, not seen) in this nice clear image.

 
Thanks for the ant ID
James. I thought a better picture might help!

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.