Snake Den State Park
On June 8-9, 2017, we joined the Rhode Island Natural History Survey and naturalists from all over New England to survey the biodiversity at Snake Den State Park in Johnston, Rhode Island.
RINHS Bioblitz 2017 Website: http://rinhs.org/event/rhode-island-bioblitz-2017-johnston/
Photo album here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/waterslab/albums/72157694656726372
We identified these 19 ant species:
This was a surprise to us… to find Tetramorium caespitum (T. immigrans) eating or at least chewing away at the base of the stems of young broccoli sprouts, ruining a local farmer’s whole crop: