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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Technomyrmex sp

Technomyrmex sp is a fully black species (without white feet). This genus is another general of fast running ants made infamous by Paratrechina longicornis, the small black crazy ant.

Paratrechina, Nylanderia, Technomyrmex and Prenolepis looks fairly similar in morphological shape of the workers. Of these Technomyrmex has the smallest queen compare to the workers. Technomyrmex also belongs to a different subfamily, Dolichoderinae, similar to Tapinoma.



Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants
Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants
Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants
Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants
Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants
Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants
Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants
Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.

Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants
Workers of Technomyrmex sp. ants.



See also:
Technomyrmex albipes



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: Dolichoderinae 40139
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Technomyrmex  121514



Last Updated: 2014 05 27
First Posted: 2014 05 27
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