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Discover Life 64 kinds match:
Acanthomyops subglaber  [popup] worker
Amblyopone pallipes  [popup] worker
Aphaenogaster fulva  [popup] worker
Aphaenogaster lamellidens  [popup] worker
Aphaenogaster rudis_complex  [popup] worker
Aphaenogaster tennesseensis  [popup] worker
Aphaenogaster treatae  [popup] worker
Camponotus americanus  [popup] worker
Camponotus castaneus  [popup]
Camponotus chromaiodes  [popup]
Camponotus pennsylvanicus  [popup]
Camponotus subbarbatus  [popup] worker
Crematogaster ashmeadi  [popup] worker
Crematogaster atkinsoni  [popup] worker
Crematogaster cerasi  [popup] worker
Crematogaster lineolata  [popup] worker
Crematogaster pilosa  [popup] worker
Discothyrea testacea  [popup] worker
Forelius pruinosus  [popup] worker
Formica pallidefulva  [popup] worker
Formica subintegra  [popup] worker
Formica subsericea  [popup]
Gn_unknown sp_USNC53  [popup] worker
Hypoponera opacier  [popup] worker
Lasius alienus  [popup]
Lasius alienus  [popup] worker
Lasius flavus  [popup] worker
Lasius neoniger  [popup] worker
Lasius umbratus  [popup] worker
Leptothorax curvispinosus  [popup] worker
Leptothorax pergandei  [popup] worker
Leptothorax shaumii  [popup] worker
Linepithema humile  [popup]
Monomorium minimum  [popup] worker
Myrmecina americana  [popup] worker
Myrmica americana  [popup] worker
Myrmica punctiventris  [popup] worker
Myrmica smithana  [popup] worker
Pachycondyla chinensis  [popup]
Paratrechina faisonensis  [popup] worker
Paratrechina parvula  [popup] worker
Pheidole bicarinata  [popup] worker
Pheidole dentata  [popup]
Pheidole dentigula  [popup] worker
Pheidole morrisii  [popup] worker
Pheidole pilifera  [popup] worker
Pheidole tysoni  [popup] worker
Ponera pennsylvanica  [popup] worker
Prenolepis imparis  [popup] worker
Proceratium pergandei  [popup] worker
Proceratium silaceum  [popup] worker
Pyramica clypeata  [popup] worker
Pyramica ohioensis  [popup] worker
Pyramica ornata  [popup] worker
Pyramica rostrata  [popup]
Soleonopsis molesta  [popup]
Stenamma meridonale  [popup] worker
Stenamma schmittii  [popup]
Strumigenys louisianae  [popup] worker
Tapinoma sessile  [popup] worker
Temnothorax curvispinosus  [popup] worker
Tetramorium caespitum  [popup]
Tetramorium caespitum  [popup] worker
Trachymyrmex septentrionalis  [popup] worker


REMAINING (number with state)
Abdomen main color
 Brown, red (49)
 Yellow (18)
 Black (15)
Antenna scape hair, except tip
 Fuzz only (25)
 Erect only (16)
 Erect and fuzz (2)
 Bald (1)
Antenna scape length, to head top
 Short, no (21)
 Long, well beyond (20)
 Medium, yes or just beyond (14)
Antenna scape shape
 Curve (2)
 Angle (1)
Antenna segment number
 12 (46)
 11 (9)
 6 (5)
 10 (1)
 8 (1)
Antenna tip, number larger segments
 1 (5)
 3 (1)
 Gradual increase (1)
Body length mm
 2 (24)
 3 (24)
 4 (15)
 5 (12)
 1 (7)
 6 (6)
 7 (4)
 8 (4)
 9 (4)
 Over 9 (3)
Eye shape
 Oval (21)
 Round (18)
 Tear (5)
 Absent, not obvious (1)
Eye size, times scape maximum width
 Large, over 2 (11)
 Small, under 1 (8)
 Medium, 1-2 (7)
 Eye absent, not obvious (5)
Hair color
 Light, or no hair (35)
 Dark (7)
Hair type
 Erect (34)
 Erect and fuzz (16)
 Fuzz (5)
 Flat or club (2)
 None (1)
Head 3 ocelli present
 No (19)
 Yes (4)
Head main color
 Brown, red (50)
 Yellow (17)
 Black (10)
Head main texture
 Line (15)
 Pit (9)
 Smooth (8)
 Zit (7)
 Crinkle (2)
Head top shape
 Dent (17)
 Flat (11)
 Round (5)
Thorax front main texture
 Zit (10)
 Pit (9)
 Smooth (7)
 Crinkle (5)
 Wrinkle (2)
 Line (1)
Thorax main color
 Brown, red (36)
 Yellow (9)
 Black (8)
Thorax profile
 Over 1 curve (5)
 1 curve (3)
Thorax rear spine shape from side
 Long straight level with thorax (3)
 Long curved or angled upward (2)
 Long curved downward (1)
 Short tooth like (1)
Thorax rear spine shape from top
 Long straight (3)
 Long curved inward (1)
 Long curved outward (1)
Thorax spine number
 2 (32)
 0 (30)
 4 (1)
 Over 4 (1)
Thorax top erect hair density
 Few, 1-10 (8)
 Bald, fuzz only (6)
 Many, over 10 (5)
Waist bumps
 2 stalk (24)
 1 point (19)
 2 close (13)
 1 round (4)
 1 flat (3)
 1 square (3)
 1 join (2)
Waist petiole number
 2 (37)
 1 (25)