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Friday, March 18, 2011

Technomyrmex The White Footed Ant

Technomymex is considered to be a pest ant in some countries especially in countries where they are an invasive species. It is one of those ants that "appears" to not have any petiole.

Technomyrmex albipes
A nest of Technomyrmex albipes. The queen which is just slightly larger than the workers is shown on the left  

Some Technomymex workers.

Technomyrmex albipes worker
Close-up of a worker of Technomyrmex albipes showing the segmented antennae.

Here a worker of Technomyrmex albipes stands on two of its six legs.

Technomyrmex sp

Technomyrmex sp

See also:

(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: Dolichoderinae 40139
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Technomyrmex  121514
Species: albipes 369240

Last Updated: 2015 04 13
First Posted: 2011 03 18
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