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Species Pheidole moerens

Ant 3 - Pheidole moerens Tiny beer ant - Pheidole moerens Unknown Ant - Pheidole moerens Alate Ant #3 - Pheidole moerens - male Alate Ant #5 - Pheidole moerens small ant - Pheidole moerens Tiny invasive ant - Pheidole moerens - female Small, slow ant found in restroom - Pheidole moerens
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 Attini ("Higher" myrmicines - no group name)
Genus Pheidole (Big-headed Ants)
Species moerens (Pheidole moerens)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pheidole moerens Wheeler
now very common in southern Alabama,Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana; also in Texas
Non native species. Unknown native range; it may be the Greater Antilles.
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