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Mexican Twig Ant

Pseudomyrmex gracilis

Description:

Long thin Ant about 1 cm in length. It was solitary, hunting along a wooden fence on a pier. This ant is originally from Mexico but now has a distribution from the Southern US through Argentina. This one is also the bicolor variation. Another common name is the Elongate Twig Ant.

Habitat:

Wooden Fence on the Pier out to the Pirate Ship "Lorencillo".

Notes:

http://conabio.inaturalist.org/observati... http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc... http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1653/02...

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LaurenZarate
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LaurenZarate

Campeche, Campeche, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 24, 2015
Submitted on May 4, 2015

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