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==Body Morphology==
 
==Body Morphology==
 
*Worker Morphology ([[Morphological Terms]], from Bolton, 1994, in part)
 
*Worker Morphology ([[Morphological Terms]], from Bolton, 1994, in part)
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**Head (see [[Media:Richter, A., Keller, R.A. et al. 2019. The cephalic anatomy of workers of the ant species Wasmannia affinis.pdf|Richter et al., 2019]])
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**Tentorium (see [[Media:Kubota, H., Yoshimura, J. et al. 2019. Morphology of the tentorium in the ant genus Lasius.pdf|Kubota et al., 2019]])
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**Mesosoma (see [[Media:Liu, S.-P., Richter, A. et al. 2019. The mesosomal anatomy of Myrmecia nigrocincta workers.pdf|Liu et al., 2019]])
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**Metathoracic spiracles (see [[Media:Fedoseeva, E.B. 2017. The metathoracic spiracles in some ants and wasps.pdf|Fedoseeva, 2017]])
 
*[[Queen and Male Morphology]] (Boudinot, 2015)
 
*[[Queen and Male Morphology]] (Boudinot, 2015)
 
*Mandibles ([[Morphological and Functional Diversity of Ant Mandibles]])
 
*Mandibles ([[Morphological and Functional Diversity of Ant Mandibles]])
 
*Trap-jaw mechanisms ([[Dacetine trap-jaws]])
 
*Trap-jaw mechanisms ([[Dacetine trap-jaws]])
 
*[[Male Genitalia]] (see [[Media:Boudinot_BE_(2013)_The_male_genitalia_of_ants_musculature,_homology,_and_functional_morphology.pdf|Boudinot, 2013]])
 
*[[Male Genitalia]] (see [[Media:Boudinot_BE_(2013)_The_male_genitalia_of_ants_musculature,_homology,_and_functional_morphology.pdf|Boudinot, 2013]])
*Mesosoma (see [[Media:Liu, S.-P., Richter, A. et al. 2019. The mesosomal anatomy of Myrmecia nigrocincta workers.pdf|Liu et al., 2019]])
 
*Metathoracic spiracles (see [[Media:Fedoseeva, E.B. 2017. The metathoracic spiracles in some ants and wasps.pdf|Fedoseeva, 2017]])
 
*Tentorium (see [[Media:Kubota, H., Yoshimura, J. et al. 2019. Morphology of the tentorium in the ant genus Lasius.pdf|Kubota et al., 2019]])
 
 
*[http://portal.hymao.org Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal] (Hymenoptera-wide homology concepts)
 
*[http://portal.hymao.org Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal] (Hymenoptera-wide homology concepts)
  

Latest revision as of 19:09, 3 July 2019

Ants vary greatly in size. Here a Discothyrea sexarticulata worker rests on Dinoponera australis. Photo by Guilherme Ide (MZUSP).
Myrmecia brevinoda, one of the largest ants, together with one of the smallest, Carebara atoma, photographed using an electron microscope. Photo by Bob Taylor and Colin Beaton.

Information on morphology and terminology can be found on the following pages.

Body Morphology

Wings

Morphometrics

Surface Sculpture

Caste morphology

Life History Strategies

  • Terminology Descriptions of life history strategies used throughout AntWiki.