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Ants: solenopsis geminate, the north American fire ant, is a serious crop pest. The common name derives from the burning sensation caused by the ants venmous bittes. Body length 0.03-0.2 inches (1-6mm). and Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the Cretaceous period.

Common name: Ants

Family: Formicidae

Suborder: Apocrita

Order: Hymenopotera

Class/subphylum: Insecta/hexapoda

Number of species: About 15,000 (about 600 u.s.)

Size: From About 0.04 in (1mm) to about 1.4 in (3.5 cm)

Key Features: Body usully black, brown, reddish, or yellowish; eyes small; antennae elbowed; waist (known as a pedicel) with one or two beadlike or scalelike segments; stinger may be present; wings absent in workers-usually present in sexual froms, but discarded later

Habits: All ants are fully social often constructing very large nests containing thousands of individuals; some species live in the nests of others or take other species aal slaves

Breeding: most species release large numbers of winged males and females, which form nuptial swams; after mating, queens break off their wings and establish new nest, usually without help of male, who normally dies (unlike in termites, where male becomes king alongside his queen); queen ant stores all spem needed for fertilizing many eggs over a long period

Diet: Adults feed mainly on nectar and honeydew or on fungus: larvae eat food of animal (mainly insect) or plant (mainly seed) origin; sole diet for some species is a fungus that they cultivate in species gardens

Habitat: Found in all terrestrial habitats, where they are often dominant ; no aquatic species

Distribution: Worldwide; commonest in the tropics, absent for very dry or cold areas

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Argentine Ants This species of ant is native to Argentina and Brazil and was probably introduced to the United States. Argentine Ants Size: 1/16″ to 1/4″ and Shape: Segmented, Oval, Legs: 6, Class: Insects.

Carpenter Ants There are many types of carpenter ants throughout the U.S. measuring in size from one-quarter inch and Size: 5/8″, Shape: Oval, Color: Range in color from red to black, Species: Camponotus.

Odorous House Ants Size: 1/16″ to 1/8, Color: Brown or black, Family: Formicidae

Pavement Ants They are typically found in the eastern half of the United States, California and Washington. Pavement Ants Size: 1/8, Color: Dark brown to black, Legs: 6, Phylum: Arthropoda, Family: Formicidae.

Red Imported Fire Ants Size: 1/8″ to 3/8, Color: Dark reddish brown, Legs: 6, Order: Hymenoptera, Family: Formicidae.

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