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Argentine Ant

Linepithema humile

Description:

Has very thin nodes with a spike on top between thorax and abdomen. Eating an apple.

Habitat:

Native to northern Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and southern Brazil, invasive to South Africa, New Zealand, Japan, Easter Island, Australia, Hawaii, Europe, and the United States.


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2 Comments

rbumrbum
rbumrbum 4 years ago

Behind the pair of hind legs and after the abdomen which is the thinnest part of the body and is not the neck.

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

Where exactly is the spike?

rbumrbum
Spotted by
rbumrbum

Lat: 37.29, Long: -121.98

Spotted on Jan 9, 2016
Submitted on Jan 17, 2016

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