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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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Monday, May 05, 2014

Nylanderia

Nylanderia sp. This genus looks very similar to Paratrechina and are commonly mistaken as. This is another species of fast running crazy ants. For the morphological differentiation of Nylanderia from other similar crazy ants please refer to the respective authoritative references.


Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
 Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.

Worker ants of Nylanderia sp
Worker ants of Nylanderia sp.




Taxonomy:
Top Node: cellular organisms
Superkingdom: Eukayota 2759
Opisthokonta 33154
Kingdom: Metazoa 33208 (aka Animalia)
(No Rank): Eumetazoa 6072
(No Rank): Bilateria 33213
(No Rank): Protostomia 33317
(No Rank): Ecdysozoa 1206784
(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): Petrygota 7496
Subclass: Neoptera33340
Infraclass: Endopterygota 33392
Order: Hymenoptera 7399
(No Rank): Apocrita 7400
Suborder: Aculeata 7434
Superfamily: Vespoidea 34725
Family: Formicidae 36668
Subfamily: Formicinae 7479
Tribe; Lasiini 72772
Genus: Nylanderia 710235


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