Queens of these taxa emerge as adults with short non-functional wings. The thorax of brachypterous queens retains unfused flight sclerites (unlike ergatoid queens), and it is thus distinct from that of workers. The short wings usually break off within hours of emergence, and the impression is left of a queen capable of flying
Pages in category "Brachypterous Queen"
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