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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Polyrhachis furcata

Polyrhachis furcata is an average size ant (between 5 to 10 millimeters) with pronounced curving spines on the first (pronotum) and third (metanotum) thoracic segments and the petiole. This species is monomorphic and arboreal weaving a nest with ant silk and plant matter.














See also:
Polyrhachis genus. 84544
Polrhachis abdominalis
Polyrhachis armata
Polyrhachis australis 252372



Taxonomy:
Top Node: cellular organisms 131567
SuperKingdom: Eukaryota 2759
No Rank: Opisthokonta 33154
Kingdom: Metazoa 33208
No Rank: Eumetazoa 6072
No Rank: Bilateria 33213
No Rank: Coelomata 33316
No Rank: Protostomia 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: Formicinae 7479
Tribe: Camponotini 72773
Genus:- Polyrhachis 84544
Species: furcata 111117


Last Updated: 2017 1 15
First Posted: 2017 11 15
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Pericapritermes semarangi

Pericapritermes semarangi.is one of the smallest species of the Pericapritermes genus. The bulk of this genus (of this location) has soldiers measuring around 6 millimeters (TL) and some larger (TL) than 6 millimeters. Less than a handful of species are smaller (TL) than six millimeters. The soldiers of this species measure below 5 millimeters (TL).

 Workers and soldier of Pericapritermes semarangi.
 Workers and soldiers of Pericapritermes semarangi.
Workers and soldiers of Pericapritermes semarangi.
 Workers and soldier of Pericapritermes semarangi.
Workers and soldiers of Pericapritermes semarangi.
A soldier of Pericapritermes semarangi.
 A worker and soldier of Pericapritermes semarangi.
 Workers and soldier of Pericapritermes semarangi.

 Workers and soldier of Pericapritermes semarangi.

 A worker and soldier of Pericapritermes semarangi.
Soldiers of Pericapritermes semarangi.

Workers and soldiers of Pericapritermes semarangi.




Taxonomy
Domain - Eukaryota
Kingdom - Animalia
Subkingdom - Bilateria
Branch - Protostomia
Infrakingdom - Ecdysozoa
Superphylum - Panarthropoda
Phylum - Arthropoda
Subphylum - Mandibulata
Infraphylum - Atelocerata
Superclass - Panhexapoda
Epiclass: Hexapoda
Class - Insecta
Subclass - Dicondylia
Infraclass - Pterygota
Superorder - Dictyoptera
Order - Isoptera
Family - Termitidae
Subfamily - Termitinae
Tribe - Termitini
Genus - Pericapritermes
species - semarangi


Last Updated: 2017 10 17
First Posted: 2017 10 17
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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Cerapachys biroi

Cerapachys are known as 'sausage' ants. Cerapachys biroi is monomorphic.

















See also:



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: Cerapachyinae 219563
Tribe: Cerappachyini 219768
Genus: Cerapachys 219769
Species: biroi 443821


Last Updated: 2017 09 07
First Posted: 2017 09 07
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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Schedorhinotremes sp3

This is one of the largest Schedorhinotermes species, the major soldier of this species measured at slightly over 8 millimeters (TL) is less than 1 millimeters shy of that of the common large fungus growing Macrotermes gilvus.


















Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Infraclass: Neoptera
Superorder: Dictyoptera
Order: Isoptera 7499
Family: Rhinotermitidae 36985
Subfamily: Rhinotermitinae 72652
Genus: Schedorhinotermes 62956


Last Updated: 2017 08 08
First Posted: 2017 08 08
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Monday, July 10, 2017

Gnamptogenys costata

Gnamptogenys costata is a red colored species. Typical of the genus Gnamptogenys is monomorpic and polygynous. 



Gnamptogenys costata ant worker
 Gnamptogenys costata ant

Gnamptogenys costata ant worker
 Gnamptogenys costata worker

 Gnamptogenys costata ant

Gnamptogenys costata ant worker
 Gnamptogenys costata ant worker

Gnamptogenys costata ant worker
 Gnamptogenys costata ant

Nest of Gnamptogenys costata ant showing queen, workers, eggs, larvae and pupae
Nest of Gnamptogenys costata ant showing queen, workers, eggs, larvae and pupae.

Nest of Gnamptogenys costata ant showing queen, worker, eggs, larvae and pupae
  Nest of Gnamptogenys costata ant showing queen, worker, eggs, larvae and pupae.

Nest of Gnamptogenys costata ant showing queen, workers, eggs, larvae and pupae
 Nest of Gnamptogenys costata ants – queen, workers, eggs, larvae and pupae.


See also:
Gnamptogenys genus



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: Ectatomminae 141710
Tribe: Ectatommini 292194
Genus: Gnamptogenys 121879
Species: costata


Last Updated: 2017 07 10
First Posted: 2017 07 10
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