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Ants

Formicidae
Formicidae
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Summary

Formicidae, commonly known as ants, are social insects belonging to the family Formicidae. They are characterized by their segmented bodies, six legs, and antennae. Ants live in colonies, with a division of labor among different castes, including workers, soldiers, and the queen. They play a crucial role in ecosystems as scavengers, predators, and seed dispersers.

Ants

Formicidae

Scientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Hymenoptera

Species

Pogonomyrmex californicus

California Harvester Ant

Pogonomyrmex californicus

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Pogonomyrmex occidentalis

Western Harvester Ant

Pogonomyrmex occidentalis

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Pogonomyrmex rugosus

Rough Harvester Ant

Pogonomyrmex rugosus

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Messor barbarus

Barbary Harvester Ant

Messor barbarus

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Myrmica rubra

European fire ant

Myrmica rubra

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Atta texana

Texas Leaf-cutter Ant

Atta texana

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Atta cephalotes

Hairy-headed leafcutter ant

Atta cephalotes

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Pogonomyrmex barbatus

Red Harvester Ant

Pogonomyrmex barbatus

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Pheidole megacephala

African Big-headed Ant

Pheidole megacephala

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Pogonomyrmex badius

Florida Harvester Ant

Pogonomyrmex badius

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Trachymyrmex septentrionalis

Northern Fungus-farming Ant

Trachymyrmex septentrionalis

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Atta mexicana

Chicatana Leafcutter Ant

Atta mexicana

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Cephalotes atratus

Common Giant Turtle Ant

Cephalotes atratus

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Veromessor andrei

Andre's Harvester Ant

Veromessor andrei

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Messor capensis

Common Harvester Ant

Messor capensis

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