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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
© 2011 – 2017 Quah. All rights reserved.

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Monomorium floricola

Of the Monomorium genus, Monomorium pharaonis is the most common, followed by Monomorium destructor (senior synonym Trichomyrmex destructor). Monomorium floricola is very commonly found species.

Typical of the Monomorium genus Monomorium floricola like Monomorium pharaonis are monomorphic and polygynous.




















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: Solenopsidini 144017
Genus: Monomorium 55077
Species: floricola 612295


Last Updated:  2017 06 06
First Posted: 2017 06 06
© 2009 – 2017 Quah. All rights reserved.

Friday, May 05, 2017

Pheidole sp

Pheidole sp(22) this blog.





















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: Pheidolini 144015
Genus: Pheidole 190769



Last Updated: 2017 05 05
First Posted: 2017 05 05
© 2009 – 2017 Quah. All rights reserved.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Pachycondyla sp

This is a large Pachycondyla species with workers typically measuring 14 to 15 millimeters. The queen is just slightly larger at over 16 mm. This can be said to be a larger version of Pachycondyla astuta which measured around 12 millimeters, as it resembles Pachycondyla astuta.




Pachycondyla sp12 worker


Worker

Worker
Worker
Worker

Queen
Queen
Queen

Worker



Pachycondyla sp13



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: 2017 04 04
First Posted: 2017 04 04
© 2009 – 2017 Quah. All rights reserved.

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
© 2009 – 2017 Quah. All rights reserved.