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Species Dolichoderus taschenbergi

Odorous ant, genus Technomyrmex relative? - Dolichoderus taschenbergi Ants, lots of ants - Dolichoderus taschenbergi - male - female Shiny little black ant - Dolichoderus taschenbergi Shiny little black ant - Dolichoderus taschenbergi Ant Colony - Dolichoderus taschenbergi Dolichoderus taschenbergi Dolichoderus taschenbergi Ant with aphids - Dolichoderus taschenbergi - female
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 Dolichoderini
Genus Dolichoderus
Species taschenbergi (Dolichoderus taschenbergi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dolichoderus taschenbergi (Mayr, 1866)
Identification
An unmistakable species of this genus in North America, as it is the only one with a jet black color
Range
Manitoba eastward; more common in the northern parts of its range
Habitat
A widely distributed but uncommon eastern NA ant of open natural remnant habitats, ranging from hill prairies and alvars to bogs.
Remarks
"In the spring, workers of this species will form a mass of ants in exposed areas to warm themselves"
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