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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Pachycondyla sp

This is a large Pachycondyla species with workers typically measuring 14 to 15 millimeters. The queen is just slightly larger at over 16 mm. This can be said to be a larger version of Pachycondyla astuta which measured around 12 millimeters, as it resembles Pachycondyla astuta.




Pachycondyla sp12 worker


Worker

Worker
Worker
Worker

Queen
Queen
Queen

Worker



Pachycondyla sp13



Taxonomy
(no rank)              Root 1
(no rank)              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:           Ponerinae 43085
Tribe:                   Ponerini 141711
Genus:                  Pachycondyla 118887



Last Updated: 2017 04 04
First Posted: 2017 04 04
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