myrmecia


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Myrmecia

(mir-mē'shē-ă),
A genus of stinging ants of Australia.

myr·me·ci·a

(mĭr-mē'shē-ă),
A form of viral wart in which the lesion has a domed surface (that is, an ant hill configuration) and is associated with pale staining intranuclear and amphophilic intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies in the epidermal cells.
Synonym(s): bull ant
[G. murmex, ant]

myr·me·ci·a

(mir-mē'shē-ă)
A form of viral wart in which the lesion has a domed surface (i.e., an anthill configuration).
[G. murmex, ant]

myrmecia

(mŭr-mē′shē-ă) [Gr. myrmex, ant]
A dome-shaped wart.
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Because the smaller crabs tire faster and are slower, an ability to visually perceive attractive boulders in the far distance (distance perception in the ant Myrmecia nigriceps was found to be 80 cm: Eriksson, 1985) would be wasted on them and, in fact, could leave them exposed to predators for dangerously long periods if they attempted to reach the distant target.
Chromosome evolution in ants of the Myrmecia pilosula species complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmecinae).