pyramid ant

(Dorymyrmex insanus)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

VU - Vulnerable Bi-colored pyramid ant

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not listed

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Identification

The head and second section of the body (alitrunk) is reddish brown. The last segment of the body (the gaster) is black.

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps, and sawflies)

 

Suborder:

Apocrita (wasps, ants and bees)

 

No Rank:

Aculeata

 

Superfamily:

Vespoidea (vespoid wasps)

 

Family:

Formicidae (ants)

 

Subfamily:

Dolichoderinae (odorous ants)

 
Synonyms

Conomyrma insana

 
Common
Names

pyramid ant


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Digging up Dorymyrmex insanus queens - O'Neill Regional Park, California 3-5-2014
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  Dorymyrmex insanus "Pyramid" Queen ants leaving the nest March 03, 2014
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Published on Mar 3, 2014

Filmed this on my phone today in Riverside, CA the day after the big rain storm 3/3/2014

 
     

 

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