Polyergus


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Noun1.Polyergus - Amazon ants
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Amazon ant, Polyergus rufescens - small reddish slave-making ant species
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Modeling the aggregative behavior of ants of the species polyergus rufescens.
8:45 THE FIRST RECORD OF THE GENUS POLYERGUS (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE) IN MISSISSIPPI
Each day at about 4 PM in the pine-oak-juniper woodlands of the Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona, raiding columns of Polyergus ants scurry across and under the leaves on the forest floor, following their leader scouts to the underground nest of another ant species of the genus Formica.