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EENY-410: European Fire Ant, Red Ant (suggested common names), Myrmica rubra Linnaeus (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)

Figure 3. Detail of the head of an adult worker of the European fire ant, Myrmica rubra Linnaeus. Notice the bent scape, the frontal lobes with respect to the base of the antenna, and the sculptured head.

Credit: E. Groden, University of Maine