Formicidae


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hymenopterans

Medical entology Insects of the order Hymenoptera–eg, honeybee, yellow jacket, yellow hornet, white-faced hornet, polistes wasp and ants. See Immunotherapy, Killer bees.
Hymenopteran families
Apidae Honeybees–Apis mellifera–may react to pheromones released by a hivemates and swarm victim
Bombidae Bumblebees are relatively docile and usually have laisez-faire attitude
Formicidae Ants–Solenopsis invicta–en masse, may be fatal
Vespidae Wasps–Chlorion ichneumonidae, hornets–Vespula maculata, yellowjackets–V maculiformis–are less often assocated with allergic reactions than Apidae

Formicidae

(for-mis′ĭ-dē″) [L. formica, ant + -idae]
The family of insects (order Hymenoptera) that includes ants.
References in periodicals archive ?
PA1 PA2 PA3 PA4 MEAN 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Formicidae 10 8 13 8 10 Acari 4 5 5 3 4 Araneae 3 2 3 2 2 Diptera 2 2 2 2 Entomobryomorpha 57 55 34 62 52 Symphypleona 3 7 7 3 5 Coleoptera 1 3 5 4 3 Orthoptera 1 3 2 4 2 Poduromorpha 11 12 23 5 13 Others 7 4 7 6 6 % of total ind trap [day.
No EVR2000 e Pastagem houve um predominio de Formicidae, por isso, nestes tratamentos juntamente com a Mata foram coletados os maiores valores para atividade da fauna do solo.
58% de los insectos resultaron ser presas del Orden Himenoptera, en su totalidad de la familia Formicidae, que a su vez arrojo el mayor valor de IVI (Tabla 3 a).
Arthropodofaune et place des Formicidae dans un milieu a vocation agricole.
Trophobiosis between Formicidae and Hemiptera (Sternorrhyncha and Auchenorrhyncha): an overview.
A survey of the urban pest ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae of peninsular Florida.
Palabras clave: formicidae, hormigas, Ecitoninae, Morelos, Mexico.
The main groups of edaphic fauna in the compost piles, in decreasing order of density, were Acari, Entomobryomorpha, Coleoptera, Diplura, and Formicidae (Table 1).
Formicidae and Entomobryidae are most caught by the pitfall in the three lots, whereas Coccinellidae are most inventoried by sweeping net.