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scientific name    Formica podzolica    

Found most commonly in open woodlands (Wheeler and Wheeler, 1977).

Found through May to September.

Workers are ~3.5-6.3 mm in length and are brownish-black color with slightly paler appendages (Wheeler and Wheeler, 1977). Pubescence on gaster creates a silky luster (Francoeur, 1973).

life history
Not known.

Not of concern.

diet info
Omnivorous but are also above ground aphid farmers.

Probably one of the most common ants throughout North America (Francoeur, 1973).

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