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Jakemerritt
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Leaf cuter ants

Post: # 40767Post Jakemerritt
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:40 pm

:shock: I have found leaf cutter ants the size of small pavement ants.. carting leaf and bark to a small nest by an old stump I live in paris TN.. thoughts? I had no idea they lived in this region..

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Leaf cuter ants

Post: # 40769Post Batspiderfish
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:48 pm

There's Trachymyrmex septentrionalis, but they are bigger fans of insect poop than leaves.
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