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Pharaoh Ant

Monomorium pharaonis


The pharaoh ant (Monomorium pharaonis) is a small (2 mm) yellow or light brown, almost transparent ant notorious for being a major indoor nuisance pest, especially in hospitals[citation needed]. The origin of this "tramp" ant[clarification needed] is uncertain, although favoured proposals include West Africa and Indonesia.

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Asian weaver ant
Oecophylla smaragdina

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Madhya Pradesh, India

Spotted on Jun 1, 2012
Submitted on Jun 18, 2012


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