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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Hymenoptera Formicidae is the scientific name for which insect?
radioheadi was published Monday in the journal ZooKeys, under the title "Revision of the fungus-farming ant genus Sericomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae).
Formicidae was considered a different taxonomic group from Hymenoptera due to the ease of identification.
In this regard, the study of ant assemblies may come to contribute, given the fact that Formicidae is one of the most diverse taxa of insects (Holldobler and Wilson, 1990), characterized by a wide distribution, high richness and abundance in terrestrial ecosystems (Alonso and Agosti, 2000).
El orden Acari y la familia Formicidae fueron los mas representativos para ambas zonas, sin embargo, la riqueza de taxa vario en Formicidae (en la zona intervenida se encontraron dos subfamilias y en bosque cuatro).
Um exemplo disso foi observado no plantio de Acacia mangium em 2006, em que uma intensa colonizacao de Formicidae, com 82,6% do total de individuos, que teve um efeito negativo sobre os valores dos indices avaliados.
Microhabitat and body size effects in heat tolerance: implications for responses to climate change (army ants: Formicidae, Ecitoninae).
Key Words: behavior, Formicidae, Odontomachus, sensory structures
Bioecologie des Formicidae dans trois stations d'etude de la region de Djamaa (El Oued).
Inquilinismo de Phylodryas olfersii (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae) em ninhos de Acromyrmex subterraneus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini).