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*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]])
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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]])
 
*Metathoracic spiracles (see [[Media:Fedoseeva, E.B. 2017. The metathoracic spiracles in some ants and wasps.pdf|Fedoseeva, 2017]])
 
*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]])
 
*Tentorium (see [[Media:Kubota, H., Yoshimura, J. et al. 2019. Morphology of the tentorium in the ant genus Lasius.pdf|Kubota et al., 2019]])

Revision as of 14:15, 21 June 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.