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Discover Life 23 kinds match:
Aphaenogaster carolinensis#USGAClarke_2  [popup] worker
Small aphaenogaster
Aphaenogaster lamellidens#USGAClarke_10  [popup] worker
Sporty
Aphaenogaster treatae#USGAClarke_3  [popup] worker
Flat scape
Camponotus castaneus#USGAClarke_19  [popup] worker
Giant
Crematogaster lineolata#USGAClarke_6  [popup] worker
Dark heart
Crematogaster minutissima#USGAClarke_22  [popup] worker
Minute hairy spined
Crematogaster missuriensis#USGAClarke_17  [popup] worker
Crem yellow
Formica dolosa#USGAClarke_4  [popup] worker
Largest yellow
Formica subsericea#USGAClarke_21  [popup] worker
Brownie
Hyperponera opacior#USGAClarke_14  [popup] worker
Poner
Monomorium minimum#USGAClarke_20  [popup] worker
Spineless
Myrmecina americana#USGAClarke_11  [popup] worker
Four spine
Myrmica pinetorum#USGAClarke_15  [popup] worker
Line spine
Neivamyrmex opacithorax#USGAClarke_8  [popup] worker
Blind
Paratrechina faisonensis#USGAClarke_7  [popup] worker
Small hairy
Pheidole dentata#USGAClarke_12  [popup] major worker
Two spine bloat
Pheidole dentata#USGAClarke_12  [popup] minor worker
Two spine bloat
Pheidole dentigula#USGAClarke_13  [popup] worker
Minute spined
Pheidole dentigula#USGAClarke_16  [popup] worker
Crem major
Pheidole new_sp#USGAClarke_18  [popup] worker
Zit
Prenolepis imparis#USGAClarke_5  [popup] worker
Black yellow
Solenopsis invicta#USGAClarke_9  [popup] worker
Imported fire ant
Solenopsis molesta#USGAClarke_1  [popup] worker
Minute yellow


REMAINING (number with state)
Abdomen in dorsal view
 Not heart-shaped (20)
 Heart_shaped (3)
Abdomen main color
 Yellow (15)
 Brown (14)
 Black (11)
Abdomen top hairs
 Long light (18)
 Long dark (2)
 Short light (2)
 Fuzz (1)
Body length mm
 3 (9)
 2 (5)
 4 (4)
 5 (2)
 7 (2)
 1 (1)
 6 (1)
 9 (1)
 Under 1 (1)
Head antenna scape base
 Cylinder (21)
 Flat (2)
Head antenna segment number
 12 (18)
 11 (3)
 10 (2)
Head antennal club segment number
 3 (11)
 0 (7)
 4 (5)
 2 (4)
 5 (1)
Head eye type
 Circle (14)
 Oval (9)
 Dot (3)
 None (1)
Head eyes darker than face
 Yes (8)
 Same (2)
 No (1)
Head main color
 Brown (17)
 Yellow (7)
 Black (4)
Head ocelli color
 Absent (11)
 Black (1)
 Brown (1)
Head shape
 Round (19)
 Heart (4)
 Cup (2)
Head texture
 Smooth (14)
 Lines front-rear (4)
 Top smooth, bottom crinkle (2)
 Zits (2)
 Crinkle (1)
 Fuzz (1)
 Top zits, bottom lines front-rear (1)
Leg main color
 Yellow (17)
 Brown (11)
 Black (1)
Thorax main color
 Brown (17)
 Yellow (10)
 Black (3)
Thorax spine number
 2 (12)
 0 (10)
 4 (1)
Total body colors
 2 (18)
 1 (16)
 3 (5)
Waist bumps
 2 pedunculate (10)
 2 sessile (7)
 1 point (4)
 1 round (2)
Waist petiole number
 2 (17)
 1 (6)