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European Fire Ants - approx. 5 mm
Order: Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies)
Family: Formicidae (Ants)
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Rubra
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Eastern Black Carpenter Ant - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies)
Family: Formicidae (Ants)
Genus: Camponotus (Carpenter Ants)
Species: Pennsylvanicus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated December 5 2016
Eastern Black Carpenter Ant - approx. 2 cm
Order: Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies)
Family: Formicidae (Ants)
Genus: Camponotus (Carpenter Ants)
Species: Pennsylvanicus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated December 5 2016
European Fire Ants tending aphids (Chaitophorus genus) - approx. 5 mm - Leslie Spit - July 2013
Eastern Black Carpenter Ant (queen) - approx. 2 cm - High Park - July 2011
Eastern Black Carpenter Ant - approx. 1 cm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - May 2008
Myrmica Ants - approx. 8 mm body
Order: Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies)
Family: Formicidae (Ants)
Genus: Myrmica
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Myrmica Ants - approx. 8 mm body - Toronto Islands - September 2015
Order: Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies)
Family: Formicidae (Ants)
Genus: Formica (Wood ants, Mound ants, & Field ants)
Species: Exsectoides
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated January 19 2016
Allegheny Mound Ant - approx. 8 mm - Rouge Park - June 2013
Allegheny Mound Ant - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies)
Family: Formicidae (Ants)
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Species-e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated January 23 2016
Pavement Ants - approx. 3 mm
Pavement Ants - approx. 3 mm - Thorncliffe Park - July 2012
Formerly thought to be T. caespitum - species-e used as
placeholder until given new species name - the ants here
are probably neighbouring nests at war
Order: Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies)
Family: Formicidae (Ants)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated January 23 2016
Unidentified Ants - approx. 5 mm
Unidentified Ants - approx. 5mm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - May 2010
Order: Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies)
Family: Formicidae (Ants)
Genus: Prenolepis (False Honey Ants)
Species: Imparis
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated April 21 2017
False Honey Ants (male & female) - approx. 5 mm and 1 cm
False Honey Ants (male and female) - approx. 5mm and 1 cm - Asquith Park - April 2017