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Yellow Crazy ant

Anoplolepis gracilipes


so named for its fast, haphazard movements. They have rather long legs and antenna and is an invasive species commonly found across the world.They are about 6.5-7mm in length. Nests are located in cool moist places such as under leaf litter or in the base of trees. They are known as scavenging predators and have a very broad diet. These ants have mutualistic associations with honey-dew producing insects. They yellow crazy ants are also indicators of human activity.

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Lat: 13.04, Long: 79.88

Spotted on Oct 6, 2013
Submitted on Oct 6, 2013

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