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scientific name    Formica integroides    

habitat
Inhabits open woods and nests in rotten logs (Wheeler, 1913).

seasonality
Found through May to September.

identification
Workers are ~6.0-8.0 mm in length and are a light yellowish-red color with a black abdomen (Wheeler, 1913). Formica integroides has numerous erect hairs on the gula, pronotum, epinotum and on the crest of the petiole (Wheeler and Wheeler, 1963).

life history
Not known.

conservation
Not of concern.

diet info
Omnivorous but are also above ground aphid farmers.

range
Ranges across most of western North America, (Wheeler, 1913).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=38667



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