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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Pheidole sp

Pheidole, the big headed ants, is among one of the largest ant genus. Most are average size small ants with minor workers of around 2 millimeters to 4 millimeters. Pheidole species are usually dimorphic with a few polyrmorphic species seeing several expressions in the major worker caste. The majority of of Pheidole species are dimorphic.

This species is the eleventh specimen encountered by me.

Major and minor workers of Pheidole sp(11)

(no rank) Root 1
(Top Node) Cellular organism 131567
Superkingdom: Eukaryota 2759 [Domain]
(no rank) Opisthokonta 33154
Kingdom: Metazoa 33208
(no rank) Eumetazoa 6072
(no rank) Bilateria 33213
(no rank) Coelomata 33316
(no rank) Protosomia 33317
(no rank) Panarthropoda 88770
Phylum: Arthropoda 6656
(no rank) Mandibulata 197563
(no rank) Pancrustacea 197562
Superclass: Hexapoda 6960
Class: Insecta 50557
(no rank) Dicondylia 85512
(no rank) Pterygota 7496
Subclass: Neoptera 33340
Infraclass: Endopterygota 33392
Order: Hymenoptera 7399
(no rank) Apocrita 7400
Suborder: Aculeata 7434
Superfamily: Vespoidea 34725
Family: Formicidae 36668
Subfamily: Myrmicinae 34695
Tribe: Pheidolini 144015
Genus: Pheidole 190769

Last Updated: 2018 12 12
First Posted: 2018 12 12
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