Polyergus rufescens

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Related to Polyergus rufescens: Amazon Ants
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Noun1.Polyergus rufescens - small reddish slave-making ant speciesPolyergus rufescens - small reddish slave-making ant species
slave-maker, slave-making ant - an ant that attacks colonies of other ant species and carries off the young to be reared as slave ants
genus Polyergus, Polyergus - Amazon ants
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Castracani et al., "Mandible associated glands in queens of the slave-making ant Polyergus rufescens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)," Insectes Sociaux, vol.
Le Moli, "Comparison of reproductive strategies and raiding behaviour in facultative and obligatory slave-making ants: the case of Formica sanguinea and Polyergus rufescens," Insectes Sociaux, vol.
Ugolini, "Ecoethological factors affecting the scouting and raiding behaviour ofthe slave-making ant Polyergus rufescens Latr.