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 ?
Afrotropical species of the myrmicine ant genera Cardiocondyla, Leptothorax, Melissotarsus, Messor and Cataulacus (Formicidae).
Mortality and foraging rates of Argentine ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) colonies exposed to potted plants treated with fipronil.
Adults Coleoptera remains Adults parts Larvae Larval exuviates Elytra Wings Legs Hymenoptera Formicidae Formicidae species Total Order Absolute abundance Ecological category Diptera 4 Necrophagous 144 Diptera remains 130 Coleoptera 15 Saprophagous 11 5 Saprophagous 11 Predator Predator Coleoptera remains 305 Hymenoptera 5 Omnivorous Total 630
Vegetation cover helps avoiding the loss of soil macrofauna and stimulates the activity of ecosystem engineer functional groups: Oligochaeta, Formicidae, and Isoptera (Barros et al., 2003).
A synoptic review of the ant genera (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the Philippines.
Spot Protein/Source Accession code NCBI 01 Annexin B9/Harpegnathos gi|307194598 saltator (Formicidae) 76 Annexin B9/Harpegnathos gi|307194598 saltator (Formicidae) 02 Nucleoside diphosphate gi|307173082 kinase/Camponotus floridanus (Formicidae) Aconitate hydratase, mitochondrial/ 03 Acromyrmex echinatior gi|332018721 (Formicidae) Aconitate hydratase, mitochondrial/ 51 Acromyrmex echinatior gi|332018721 (Formicidae) 52 Aconitate hydratase, gi|332018721 mitochondrial/ Acromyrmex echinatior (Formicidae) 04 Superoxide dismutase gi|307204104 [Cu-Zn]/Harpegnathos saltator (Formicidae) 05 Cyclophilin-like protein- gi|292397870 Nylanderia nr.
(2013) Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) associated with Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) and their role in its biological control.
In general, Acari, Araneae, Coleoptera, Diptera, Formicidae, Orthoptera, Entomobryomorpha, Poduromorpha and Symphypleona were the groups that stood out, considering the observed values of abundance and relative participation (Figure 2).
Furthermore, the colonies of the native ant Dorymyrmex bureni (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with access to honeydew and insect prey support twice as many workers and twice as much brood under laboratory conditions compared with ants feeding on insect prey only (Wilder et al., 2013).
Characteristics of each species analyzed must be taken into consideration, ants of the genus Camponotus Mayr, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), are denominated as major structural pests (Wilson 2003).