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Genus Dorymyrmex - Pyramid Ants

Unknown Ant - Dorymyrmex bicolor Ant - Dorymyrmex bicolor Male ant? - Dorymyrmex ant - Dorymyrmex bureni red ants - Dorymyrmex bureni Dolichoderinae - Dorymyrmex smithi - female Small black ants  - Dorymyrmex insanus Formicidae - Dorymyrmex smithi
Classification
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 Dolichoderinae (Odorous Ants)
Tribe Leptomyrmecini
Genus Dorymyrmex (Pyramid Ants)
Other Common Names
Cone Ants(1)
Range
warmer climates of the New World(1)
Habitat
soil-nesting, particularly in open and arid habitats(1)
Remarks
Nests often marked by a characteristic volcano-shaped entrance(1)