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Species Brachymyrmex depilis

Ants - mating - Brachymyrmex depilis - male - female ant - Brachymyrmex depilis Some More Unusual Behaviour By Unknown Ants - Brachymyrmex depilis - female Small Ants on grass - Brachymyrmex depilis Unknown Tiny Ant - Brachymyrmex depilis Family Formicidae: Genus Brachymyrmex? - Brachymyrmex depilis Ant - Brachymyrmex depilis Brachymyrmex? - Brachymyrmex depilis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Formicinae
Tribe Myrmelachistini
Genus Brachymyrmex (Rover ants)
Species depilis (Brachymyrmex depilis)
Remarks
Workers of this species are tiny, about 1.25 mm in length, until they fill up their crops with honeydew from subterranean aphids, etc. and expand to nearly 2.0 mm. [comment by James C. Trager]