Formicidae


Formicidae
For·mic·i·dae (for-misґĭ-de) the ants, a family of usually crawling insects of the order Hymenoptera, having a complex social organization with castes; some females become temporarily winged. Some varieties are human pests or reservoirs for disease, and others have venomous bites. Genera include Formica and Solenopsis.

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  • Formicidae — prop. n. The natural family of insects comprising the ants. Syn: family {Formicidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Formicidae — Formicĭdae, s. Ameisen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Formicidae — Formicidae,   die Schuppenameisen.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Formicidae —   Hormigas …   Wikipedia Español

  • Formicidae — Pour les articles homonymes, voir fourmi (homonymie). Fourmis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Formicidae — Dieser Artikel wurde aufgrund von formalen und/oder inhaltlichen Mängeln in der Qualitätssicherung Biologie zur Verbesserung eingetragen. Dies geschieht, um die Qualität der Biologie Artikel auf ein akzeptables Niveau zu bringen. Bitte hilf mit,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Formicidae — noun ants • Syn: ↑family Formicidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hymenoptera, ↑order Hymenoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Formicidae — …   Википедия

  • formicidae — for·mic·i·dae …   English syllables

  • family Formicidae — noun ants • Syn: ↑Formicidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hymenoptera, ↑order Hymenoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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