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==Body Morphology==
'''Body Morphology:'''
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*Worker Morphology ([[Morphological Terms]], from Bolton, 1994, in part)
*Worker Morphology ([[Morphological Terms]], from Bolton 1994, in part)
 
 
*[[Queen and Male Morphology]] (Boudinot, 2015)
 
*[[Queen and Male Morphology]] (Boudinot, 2015)
*[[Male Genitalia]] (coming soon)
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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]])
 
*[http://portal.hymao.org Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal] (Hymenoptera-wide homology concepts)
 
*[http://portal.hymao.org Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal] (Hymenoptera-wide homology concepts)
  
'''Morphometrics:'''
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==Wings==
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*Hindwings (see [[Media:Cantone, S., Zuben, C.J. von. 2019. The hindwings of ants.pdf|Cantone et al., 2019]])
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==Morphometrics==
 
*[[Morphological Measurements]]
 
*[[Morphological Measurements]]
  
'''Surface Sculpture:'''
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==Surface Sculpture==
 
*[[Surface Sculpturing]] (Harris 1979)
 
*[[Surface Sculpturing]] (Harris 1979)
 
*[[Surface Sculpturing II]]
 
*[[Surface Sculpturing II]]
  
'''Caste Terminology:'''
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==Caste morphology==
 
*[[Caste Terminology]]
 
*[[Caste Terminology]]
  
'''Life History Strategies:'''
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==Life History Strategies==
 
*[[Terminology]] Descriptions of life history strategies used throughout AntWiki.
 
*[[Terminology]] Descriptions of life history strategies used throughout AntWiki.
 
==Ant Mandibles==
 
 
<gallery>
 
 
</gallery>
 
 
*[[Morphological and Functional Diversity of Ant Mandibles]]
 
 
*[[Dacetine trap-jaws]]
 
 
==Males==
 
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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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.