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Ponerine Ant - Ponera pennsylvanica - female

Ponerine Ant - Ponera pennsylvanica - Female
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
May 27, 2006
Size: about 4 mm
I could see the eye only under magnification, so I enhanced it a bit so *you* can see it :-)

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Ponerine Ant - Ponera pennsylvanica - female Ponerine Ant - Ponera pennsylvanica - female Ponerine Ant - Ponera pennsylvanica - female

Moved
Moved from Ponerinae.

Ponerine Ant (Formicidae, Ponerinae)
A dealated female (foundress queen) of a small member of the tribe Ponerini, most likely Ponera pennsylvanica (compare with Tom Murray's pictures).

 
Good Heavens, Richard!
Is there anything I *won't* think is a bee*tle on first glance? I have mistaken bu*gs, mit*es, was*ps, term*ites, and now an ant. This one has the added thrill of being secondarily IDed as a wa*sp.

Thanks I guess :-)

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