Solitary ant

Related to Solitary ant: Spider ant, Solitary Bees
(Zool.) any solitary hymenopterous insect of the family Mutillidæ. The female of these insects is destitute of wings and has a powerful sting. The male is winged and resembles a wasp. Called also spider ant.

See also: Solitary

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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sexdens Hormiga cucuncha Formicinae (Cucuncha ant) Hormiga flechera (Arrow ant) Hormiga Guate Labidus praedator (Guate ant) Hormiga melcocha o descolorida (Pale ant) Hormiga melorica o solitaria (Meloric or solitary ant) Hormiga de muerto Cephalotes (Dead ant) Hormiga mulata (Mulate ant) Hormiga musaela Perhaps Cremalogaster (Banana ant) Hormiga pataloa Eciton (Lon legged ant) Hormiga rascona (Scratchy ant) Hormiga de Roso (Roso's ant) Hormiga solitaria (Solitary ant) Hormiga tambocha Eciton (Tambocha ant) Hormiga de tierra Pheidole (Ground ant) Hormiga tigra cabezona Azteca?
The emergence of division of labour in forced associations of normally solitary ant queens.