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Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Taxonomy
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rufa group

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 Formicini
Genus Formica - Wood ants, mound ants, & field ants
No Taxon rufa group

Species integra - Formica integra
Species obscuripes - Thatching ant
Species obscuriventris - Formica obscuriventris
Species fossaceps - Formica fossaceps
Species dakotensis - Formica dakotensis
Species integroides - Formica integroides
Species ravida - Formica ravida
Species oreas - Formica oreas
Species comata - Formica comata
Species haemorrhoidalis - Formica haemorrhoidalis
Species propinqua - Formica propinqua