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a.1.(Zool.) Of or pertaining to Myrmica, a genus of ants including the small house ant (Myrmica molesta), and many others.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Afrotropical species of the myrmicine ant genera Cardiocondyla, Leptothorax, Melissotarsus, Messor and Cataulacus (Formicidae).
The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
First record of the Myrmicine ant genus Meranoplus Smith, 1853 Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Arabian Peninsula with description of a new species and notes on the zoogeography of southwestern Kingdom Saudi Arabia.
americana emits defensive chemicals, but other myrmicine ants do contain chemicals (Daly et al, 2000).
Suggestively, a similar defensive posture against attacking scuttle flies has been reported from a variety of genera of Myrmicine ants (Feener, 1987, 1988; Feener and Brown, 1992; Porter et al., 1995; Porter, 1998; Elizalde and Folgarait, 2012).
The main host species is the myrmicine ant Tetramorium tsushimae [16], but the details of the cricket's interaction with its host ant are unknown.
Effects of IGR fenoxycarb and sumitomo S-31183 on the queens of two myrmicine ant species, p.
For myrmicine ants (Messor and Tetramorium), on the other hand, latency for large ants was significantly longer than for small ants (LME, [F.sub.1,24] = 13.4, P = 0.001, Fig.
As early as 1911, Santschi demonstrated that the myrmicine ant, Messor barbarus, used the sun in returning to its nest.
Ants of the genus Aphaenogaster construct a Type-I nest that is intermediate in size and turnover between the long-lived (Type II) structures typical of Myrmicine species of the Northern Hemisphere, and the tiny Type-I structures with a high turnover described by Hughes (1991).
Polygyny, relatedness, and nest founding in the polygynous myrmicine ant Leptothorax acervorum (Hymenoptera; Formicidae).