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Wood Ants?

Observed: 17th August 2011 By: richardwiegold
Wood Ants
Description:

I came across this amazing ants nest in woodland in Tallinn, Estonia. Is it possible to work out which species is likely to live there? The ants were very large indeed, if that's any help.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    a wood-ant (Formica sp.)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
    • FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in Invertebrates
    • CarstairsCarstairs’s reputation in InvertebratesCarstairs’s reputation in Invertebrates
Species interactions

No interactions present.