Difference between revisions of "Morphology and Terminology"

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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.]]
 
{{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]] (Bolton 1995, in part)
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*[[Worker Morphology]] (Bolton 1994, in part)
 
*[[Queen and Male Morphology]] (Boudinot, 2015)
 
*[[Queen and Male Morphology]] (Boudinot, 2015)
 
*[[Surface Sculpturing]] (Harris 1979)
 
*[[Surface Sculpturing]] (Harris 1979)

Revision as of 16:31, 16 February 2018

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.

The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Portal provides a catalog of anatomical terms and images.

Ant Mandibles

Males

See Boudinot, 2013 for discussion of genitalia.