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    Antkey's distinctive photographs make it easy to identify an ant's most obvious features, like the mandibles of this Monomorium desctructor.

    Antkey's distinctive photographs make it easy to identify an ant's most obvious features, like the mandibles of this Monomorium desctructor.

    Photo by Eli Sarnat

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      Antkey's distinctive photographs make it easy to identify an ant's most obvious features, like the mandibles of this Monomorium desctructor.

      Photo by Eli Sarnat

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      Professor Andy Suarez facilitated the creation of the Antkey website, pictured behind him, which makes ant identification easier for non-specialists.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Antkey photographs, like this one of the Paratrechina longicornis worker with a larva, help viewers identify the ants they encounter.

      Photo by Eli Sarnat

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      Postdoctoral researcher Eli Sarnat, seen here doing fieldwork, developed Antkey.

      Photo courtesy Eli Sarnat

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