Subfamily FORMICINAE
Tribe FORMICINI

Formica pallidefulva Latreille
Formica pallidefulva worder head

Formica pallidefulva, full face view of a worker (click image to enlarge).

Formica pallidefulva, side view of a worker (click image to enlarge).

Formica pallidefulva, side view of an alate queen (click image to enlarge).

Formica pallidefulva, crater at colony entrance (click image to enlarge).

Although Formica pallidefulva typically nest in the soil, I have also found their nests in rotting wood on the ground.

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