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[[File:Discothyrea sexarticulata on Dinoponera australis, Guilherme Ide (MZUSP).jpg|thumb|400px|Ants vary greatly in size. Here a ''[[Discothyrea sexarticulata]]'' worker rests on ''[[Dinoponera australis]]''. Photo by Guilherme Ide (MZUSP).]]
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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.]]
 
{{LargeFont|Information on morphology and terminology can be found on the following pages.}}
 
{{LargeFont|Information on morphology and terminology can be found on the following pages.}}
*[[Morphological Terms]]
 
*[[Surface Sculpturing]]
 
*[[Morphological Measurements]]
 
*[[Caste Terminology]]
 
*[[Terminology]] Descriptions of life history strategies used throughout AntWiki.
 
  
The [http://portal.hymao.org Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal] provides a catalog of anatomical terms and images.
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==Body Morphology==
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*Worker Morphology ([[Morphological Terms]], from Bolton, 1994, in part)
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*[[Queen and Male Morphology]] (Boudinot, 2015)
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*Mandibles ([[Morphological and Functional Diversity of Ant Mandibles]])
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*Trap-jaw mechanisms ([[Dacetine trap-jaws]])
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*[[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]])
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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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*[http://portal.hymao.org Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal] (Hymenoptera-wide homology concepts)
  
==Ant Mandibles==
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==Wings==
*[[Morphological and Functional Diversity of Ant Mandibles]]
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*Hindwings (see [[Media:Cantone, S., Zuben, C.J. von. 2019. The hindwings of ants.pdf|Cantone et al., 2019]])
  
*[[Dacetine trap-jaws]]
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==Morphometrics==
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*[[Morphological Measurements]]
  
==Males==
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==Surface Sculpture==
See [[Media:Boudinot_BE_(2013)_The_male_genitalia_of_ants_musculature,_homology,_and_functional_morphology.pdf|Boudinot, 2013]] for discussion of genitalia.
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*[[Surface Sculpturing]] (Harris 1979)
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*[[Surface Sculpturing II]]
  
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==Caste morphology==
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*[[Caste Terminology]]
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==Life History Strategies==
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*[[Terminology]] Descriptions of life history strategies used throughout AntWiki.

Revision as of 14:55, 20 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.