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western thatching ant

Formica obscuripes

Description:

Large mound constructed on edge of alder thicket adjacent to Interstate 90. Temperature about 50F and overcast. The ants had gathered together on the top of the mound.

Habitat:

Grassy opening on freeway right-of-way next to alder thicket.

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

Jeff Dreier
Spotted by
Jeff Dreier

Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 3, 2014
Submitted on Apr 8, 2014

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