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Noun1.Formicidae - antsFormicidae - ants          
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
ant, emmet, pismire - social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
genus Monomorium, Monomorium - a genus of Formicidae
Camponotus, genus Camponotus - carpenter ants
genus Formica, Formica - type genus of the Formicidae
genus Myrmecia, Myrmecia - bulldog ants
genus Polyergus, Polyergus - Amazon ants
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Genus Messor Forel, 1890 can be differentiated from other genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on the basis of following typical characters, i.e.
sp., a new tetradonematid nematode parasitising South American populations of Cephalotes atratus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with the discovery of an apparent parasite-induced host morph.
An invasive ant from South America, Nylanderia fulva (Mayr) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), or tawny crazy ant, can infest urban and natural landscapes with extremely large populations, and its distribution continues to expand in the southern US (MacGown 2016).
What sort of insects belong to the family Formicidae? 6.
What name is given to creatures of the family Formicidae?
The 2,778 collected individuals belong to 15 groups: Arachnidae, Auchennorhyncha, Blattaria, Coleoptera, Coleoptera larvae, Chilopoda, Dermaptera, Diplopoda, Diptera larvae, Formicidae, Gastropoda, Heteroptera, Isoptera, Lepidoptera larvae, Oligocheta, and Orthoptera.
Leaf-cutter ants of the Atta genus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini) are significant pests to agriculture in Latin America and among of them, the Atta sexdens rubropilosa Forel, 1908 species, is one of the most important.
However, ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) have only been anecdotally reported or speculated to directly modify bone, and there is still confusion between distinguishing their traces from those of termites (Backwell et al.
Delabie, "Facultative polygyny in Ectatomma tuberculatum (Formicidae, Ectatomminae)," Insectes Sociaux, vol.