No Common Name Temnothorax americanus (Emery, 1895)  Synonyms: Protomognathus americanus.

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A slave-raiding species, utilizing Temnothorax curvispinosus, T. longispinosus, and T. ambiguus as hosts, which perform all non-raiding work in the colony. It is robustly-built compared to its congeners, with recessed antennal scrobes and an enlarged head for subduing resistance.

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Temnothorax americanus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/30/1943). Contributed by April Nobile. Photo by AntWeb Data. (MBP list)


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