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Ant - Aphaenogaster lamellidens

Ant - Aphaenogaster lamellidens
Merchants Millpond State Park, Gatesville, Gates County, North Carolina, USA
March 17, 2012
Size: 4 mm
Found on fallen log, under bark.
Aphaenogaster lamellidens

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Note bristles (erect setae) on sides of head and on gaster that distinguish this one from A. tennesseensis.

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I think you're right
Short propodaeal spines and slender outline, together with red color, suggest this rather Southern species.

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