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Monday, February 05, 2018

Pachycondyla sp

A small species of Pachycondyla ant, this species has workers of just slightly above 4 millimeters and queens at around 5 millimeters. While the typical species of this genus are monomorphic and monogynous, there are a few that are not.

This monomorphic species is polyrgynous.

 Workers of Pachycondyla sp(7) with pupae

 Workers of Pachycondyla sp(7)

Worker of Pachycondyla sp(7)



Workers of Pachycondyla sp(7) with queen (top right)




Taxonomy
(no rank)              Root 1
(no rank)              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:           Ponerinae 43085
Tribe:                   Ponerini 141711
Genus:                  Pachycondyla 118887


Last Updated: 2018 02 05
First Posted: 2018 02 05
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