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[[File:Myrmecia_brevinoda_(large_ant)_%26_Carebara_atoma_(small_ant)_SEM.jpg|thumb|400px|''[[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.]]
 
[[File:Myrmecia_brevinoda_(large_ant)_%26_Carebara_atoma_(small_ant)_SEM.jpg|thumb|400px|''[[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.]]
 
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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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*Metathoracic spiracles (see [[Media:Fedoseeva, E.B. 2017. The metathoracic spiracles in some ants and wasps.pdf|Fedoseeva, 2017]])
 
*[http://portal.hymao.org Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal] (Hymenoptera-wide homology concepts)
 
*[http://portal.hymao.org Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal] (Hymenoptera-wide homology concepts)
  

Revision as of 19:46, 19 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:

Morphometrics:

Surface Sculpture:

Caste morphology:

Life History Strategies:

  • Terminology Descriptions of life history strategies used throughout AntWiki.