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scientific name    Formica podzolica    

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

seasonality
Found through May to September.

identification
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.

conservation
Not of concern.

diet info
Omnivorous but are also above ground aphid farmers.

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

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=38615



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