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ant

(ant),
One of the most numerous insects (order Hymenoptera), characterized by an extraordinary development of colonial dwelling and caste specialization.

ant

(ănt)
n.
Any of numerous hymenopteran insects of the family Formicidae, characteristically having wings only in the males and fertile females and living in colonies that have a complex social organization.

SLC25A4

A gene on chromosome 4q35 that encodes a mitochondrial solute carrier protein, which functions as a gated pore that translocates ADP from the mitochondrial matrix into the cytoplasm. SLC25A4 forms a homodimer embedded in the inner mitochondria membrane.

Molecular pathology
SLC25A4 mutations cause autosomal dominant progressive external ophthalmoplegia and familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

ant

(ant)
One of the most numerous insects (order Hymenoptera), characterized by an extraordinary development of colonial dwelling and caste specialization.
Fig. 37 Ant. Winged female ant.click for a larger image
Fig. 37 Ant . Winged female ant.

ant

any insect of the family Formicidae of the order Hymenoptera, characterized by a narrow abdominal construction. All ants are colonial and each colony may contain several castes (specialized individuals). The queen is the only egg-laying individual, fertilization taking place during a nuptial flight involving several colonies. The queen then sheds her wings and starts a colony in which workers are wingless. Social activities include the tending and milking of APHIDS. See Fig. 37 .

ant

ubiquitous insects, which, among other things, act as intermediate hosts for the trematode Dicrocoelium dendriticum and cestodes Raillietina spp.

ant bite conjunctivitis
recorded in calves and recumbent animals attacked by fire ants (Solenopsis invicta).
References in classic literature ?
Thornbury, "if an ant did get between the vest and the skin.
fusca); sometimes as many as three of these ants clinging to the legs of the slave-making F.
flava, with a few of these little yellow ants still clinging to the fragments of the nest.
sanguinea, and found a number of these ants entering their nest, carrying the dead bodies of F.
But as ants, which are not slave-makers, will, as I have seen, carry off pupae of other species, if scattered near their nests, it is possible that pupae originally stored as food might become developed; and the ants thus unintentionally reared would then follow their proper instincts, and do what work they could.
This ant is absolutely dependent on its slaves; without their aid, the species would certainly become extinct in a single year.
Some form of swimming has evolved independently several times in ants, says Steve Yanoviak of the University of Louisville in Kentucky.
Upon discovering an ant infestation, homeowners should conduct a thorough inspection of their homes to identify where ants are entering the home.
When you talk to folks who live in the invaded areas, they tell you they want their fire ants back," said Edward LeBrun, a researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, in a statement.
But it's just what the ants need to save their colony from drowning.
The wildlife charity says that ants should be left alone where possible, as birds like wrens, robins and sparrows will welcome them as a snack.
The tribals catch the soldier ants, also called red ants, mainly found on trees and eat them along with their eggs, either raw or cooked.