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Species Gnamptogenys triangularis

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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 Ectatomminae
Genus Gnamptogenys
Species triangularis (Gnamptogenys triangularis)
Identification
Propodeal teeth diagnostic for this species.
Larger (5 vs. 4mm), darker in color and has slightly coarser longitudinal grooves than G. hartmanni.
Range
Recently introduced from the Neotropics, first reported from Florida about 10 years ago, now apparently in the whole Gulf Coast region
Food
Millipede hunter