Monomorium minimum


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Noun1.Monomorium minimum - tiny glossy black antMonomorium minimum - tiny glossy black ant; nests outdoors but invades houses for food
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
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Contrairement a leurs attentes, les chercheurs ont constate que les plus grosses colonies et les plus grandes fourmis, des ouvrieres, n'ont pas fait montre d'une production d'antimicrobiens plus puissants ou en plus grandes quantites, selon l'article dans lequel il est note que "deux des especes qui ont demontre la plus forte activite antimicrobienne font partie des plus petites fourmis testees (noms savants : Monomorium minimum et Solenopsis molesta)".
nebrascensis Lugger Dorymyrmex flavus Monomorium minimum * Formica pallidefulva Pheidole spp.* pallidefulva * Linepithema humile Pogonomyrmex barbatus
Microdon (s.s.) mutabilis Linnaeus Monomorium minimum (Buckley) Omegasyrphus baliopterus (Loew) Monomorium minimum (Buckley) Omegasyrphus painteri (Hull) Monomorium minimum (Buckley) * Omegasyrphus coarctatus (Loew) Myrmica incompleta Provancher Microdon (s.s.) albicomatus Novak Myrmica scabrinodis Nylander Microdon (s.s.) myrmicae Schonrogge et al.
Crematogaster lineolata, Crematogaster missuriensis, Monomorium minimum, Pheidole tysoni, Solenopsis cf.
Myrmecia nigriceps - 3.40 Myrmecia vindex 4.40 3.40 Pseudomyrmex ejectus 0.68 0.69 Tetramorium caespitum 1.37 0.90 Leptothorax acervorum - 0.72 Leptothorax (= Myrafant) curvispinosus 0.66 0.53 Monomorium minimum 0.66 0.44 Monomorium minimum 0.66 0.44 Myrmica sabuleti 1.30 1.08 Myrmica rubra 1.12 1.01 Pheidole indica 1.44 1.35 0.64 Pheidole indica 1.44 1.35 0.64 Pheidole megacepha 1.66 melancholica - 0.53 Pheidole nitidula - 1.38 0.63 Pogonomyrmex rugosus - 2.32 Pogonomyrmex rugosus - 2.32 Tetramorium avium 0.74 0.63 Tetramorium caespitum 1.37 0.90 Formica obscuripes 2.20 1.81 On the other hand, there is no queen miniaturization in annual bee and wasp socially-parasitic species (Table 3).