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Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Meranoplus mucronatus

Meranoplus mucronatus like most species of this genus are slow moving spiny ants with a heart shaped gaster. Of the Meranoplus from this location, Meranoplus mucronatus is one of the largest measuring over 6 millimeters. 


Workers of Meranoplus mucronatus.



















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: Meranoplini 144008
Genus: Meranoplus 369165


Last Updated: 2017 03 07
First Posted: 2017 03 07
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