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Tapinoma sessile

(Odorous House Ant)

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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Odorous House Ant

Common Names in French:

Fourmi Odorante

Description

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Habitat

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 2,793 meters (0 to 9,163 feet).[1]

Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

First described: Say, T. Descriptions of new North American Hymenoptera, and observations on some already described. JOURBOOK: Boston Journal of Natural History VOLUME: 1 PAGES: 151-203, 210-305, 1836.

Last scrutiny: 13-Mar-2001

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Tapinoma

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2 species and subspecies in this genus:

T. melanocephalum (Ghost Ant) · T. sessile (Odorous House Ant)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal February 01, 2008:

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Footnotes

  1. Mean = 457.460 meters (1,500.853 feet), Standard Deviation = 579.930 based on 142 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-16