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Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Cardiocondyla

Cardiocondyla are mostly small ground dwelling Myrmicinae ants. Workers are monomorphic.




Workers of Cardiocondyla sp.
Workers of Cardiocondyla sp.

A Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker
A Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker.

A Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker
A Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker.

A Cardiocondyla sp. ant workers
Cardiocondyla sp. ant workers.

Cardiocondyla sp. queen, workers and brood
A Cardiocondyla sp. queen, workers and brood.

Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker, larvae and pupae
Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker, larvae and pupae.

Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker, larvae and pupae
Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker, larvae and pupae.

Cardiocondyla sp. ant worker, larvae and pupae.

A gyne of Cardiocondyla sp. ants
A gyne of Cardiocondyla sp. ants.

A Cardiocondyla sp. queen, workers and brood
A Cardiocondyla sp. queen, workers and brood.

A Cardiocondyla sp. gyne, workers and brood
A Cardiocondyla sp. gyne, workers and brood.


Cardiocondyla sp2

 This species is larger, the workers are around the size of Monomorium pharaonis.






Taxonomy
(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: Formicoxenini 144006
Genus: Cardiocondyla 235541



Last Updated: 2017 02 28
First Posted: 2015 09 09
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