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Pyramid Ant

Dorymyrmex spp.

Description:

Medium sized, pale orange to dark brown, slender and elongate ant. Foraging singly, moving quickly. Nest is distinctive cone-shaped mound in sandy soil. Ant does not sting or act aggressively. Nests not large. Workers have strong odor when crushed described by some as rotting coconuts.

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Candice Trimble
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Candice Trimble

Front Royal, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2013
Submitted on Sep 22, 2013

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