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Genus Paratrechina

Paratrechina longicornis Are these crazy ants?  - Paratrechina longicornis Paratrechina longicornis - female ants with very long antennae, and blue/purple blotches - Paratrechina longicornis P. longicornis? - Paratrechina longicornis Unknown Ant - Paratrechina longicornis - female Paratrechina longicornis? - Paratrechina longicornis what kind of ant/wasp prey ? - Paratrechina longicornis
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 Formicinae
Tribe Lasiini
Genus Paratrechina
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The subgenus Nylanderia has recently been raised to genus level.
Since the elevation of Nylanderia to genus level, the only remining Paratrechina in North America is P. longicornis, the long-legged Crazy Ant.