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Wood ants

Observed: 17th August 2011 By: John OzJohn Oz’s reputation in InvertebratesJohn Oz’s reputation in InvertebratesJohn Oz’s reputation in InvertebratesJohn Oz’s reputation in Invertebrates
24 - Wood ants
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Syrphus's picture

Indeed it might be, but the

Indeed it might be, but the chances are it is not F. rufa. Recent work has shown that most 'F. rufa' in E&W are actually hybrids between this and F. polyctena, and the rest are pure colonies of one or other parent. To separate them, you need a very expensive chemistry set!

M.

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recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.

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Thanks for the interesting

Thanks for the interesting info!

John Oz