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Fire ant

1 Species ID Suggestions

Myrmecos
Myrmecos 12 years ago
Leafcutter ant
Atta sp. Genus: Atta - AntWeb


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4 Comments

NoahJones
NoahJones 12 years ago

Indeed. The genus is Atta. Not sure the species.

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 12 years ago

this is not a Fire ant. Is a Leaf cutter ant.

nwelch101
nwelch101 13 years ago

Wouldn't want one of these guys in my mouth!

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 13 years ago

these bite hard and are sour in taste due to Tartaric acid. Not that i have tasted one!

nwelch101
Spotted by
nwelch101

Quiché, Guatemala

Spotted on Dec 21, 2009
Submitted on May 3, 2011

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