Pogonomyrmex


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Pogonomyrmex

(pō-gō'nō-mir'meks, -mer'meks),
A genus of ants, that attack humans and small animals.
Synonym(s): harvester ant
[G. pōgōn, beard, + myrmex, ant]
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2 Pogonomyrmex barbatus Smith Halictidae Augochlorella sp.
The granivorous red harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex barbatus, selectively predates the mericarps of Salvia texana and in doing so influences the composition of grass and forb communities in the Edwards Plateau, Texas (Nicolai, 2005).
Smith, 1858) e Pogonomyrmex naegelii (Emery, 1878), tambem pertencentes a Myrmicinae, estiveram presentes em todas as areas, enquanto a Crematogaster sp.
La funcion iconica de una senal quimica esta bien ilustrada por la sustancia de alarma que segrega la hormiga Pogonomyrmex badius: si el peligro para la colonia es momentaneo, la senal (la cantidad de feromona liberada) se desvanece rapidamente dejando a la mayor parte de la colonia inalterada.
Patrones de actividad de forrajeo de Pogonomyrmex barbatus en el valle semiarido de Zapotitlan Salinas, Puebla.
Sexual selection on body size in the western harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex occidentalis Cresson.
Clave para las Pogonomyrmex (Hymenoptera:Formicidae) del Norte de Suramerica, con la descripcion de una nueva especie.
The biology of Pogonomyrmex cunicularius pencosensis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in relationship to its behaviour as disperser of elaiosome-bearing seeds in semiarid Northwest Argentina
Nest architecture in the western harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex occidentalis (Cresson).
Pogonomyrmex Harvester Ants: A Study of the Genus in North America.