Argentine ant, Linepithema humile  (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - 5313007

Argentine ant
Linepithema humile (Mayr)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Workers are monomorphic, displaying no physical differentiation. The workers of this species are small, medium to dark brown ants, reaching 2 to 3 mm in length. Body surface is smooth and shiny and lacks hairs on the dorsum of the head and thorax. The petiole is composed of a single, scale-like segment, and sting is absent; Australia: Melbourne.
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Image view: Lateral / Side
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Country: Australia

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Image uploaded on Thursday, October 11, 2007
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