Formicoidea

Formicoidea

[‚fȯr·mə′kȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A monofamilial superfamily of hymenopteran insects in the suborder Apocrita, containing the ants.
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Superfamily Formicoidea, pp 1323-1467 In Krombein KV, Hurd Jr PD, Smith DR, Burks BD [eds.], Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico.
Ashmead, "A skeleton of a new arrangement of the families, subfamilies, tribes and genera of the ants, or the superfamily Formicoidea," The Canadian Entomologist, vol.
Several of the beetles (Coleoptera), true bugs (Hemiptera), and the ants (Hymenoptera, Formicoidea) may have been casual or predatory visitors rather than pollinators, and some of these groups are well-represented in the survey of natural enemies of Ailanthus in China (Siling 1997, Zheng et al.
Carnivora 4 FS Triportheus albus Omnivora 7 FS Triportheus angulatus Omnivora 3 FS Triportheus elongatus Omnivora 44 FS FS: Frutos y semillas, P: Peces, C: Chlorophytas, H: Hymenoptera, O: Orthoptera, Rv: Restos vegetales, F: Formicoidea, FS: Seeds and fruits, P: Fishes, C: Chlorophytas, H: Hymenoptera, O: Orthoptera, Rv: vegetal rests, F: Formicoidea.
- A sympatric sibling species of Formica lugubris from the western Alps (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicoidea: Formicidae).
Ecologie, biologie de la reproduction et ethologie de Messor ebeninus Forel (Hymenoptera, Formicoidea, Myrmicidae).