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Ant

Observed: 15th February 2011 By: andyk
London Natural History Society
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Ant - lateral view
Ant - head
Ant - clypeus
Ant - head ventral view
Ant - petiole & post-petiole
Ant - antennal insertion
Description:

Found dead in the bottom of my kit bag! Don't know where or when I acquired it, but perhaps someone can identify it for me?

Identifications
  • Myrmicine sp.
    Confidence: It might be this.
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    Likely ID
    Myrmica sp.
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
    ID agreements (): 4 People
    • jonmortin
      Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre
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    • Syrphus
      Highland Biological Recording Group
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    • Martin Harvey
      Berkshire Moth GroupFSC - Field Studies CouncilSoldierflies and Allies Recording SchemeBuckinghamshire Invertebrate Group
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    • markgtelferInvertebrates expert
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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I think it is one of that

I think it is one of that pair, but I tend to scabrinodis on the scape and the petiole profile. They are not always easy to separate, and at least one museum collection has a number of scabrinodis labeled as sabuleti.

M.

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