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Genus Pachycondyla - Panther Ants

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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 Ponerinae
Tribe Ponerini
Genus Pachycondyla (Panther Ants)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
most spp. that used to be treated in this genus have been moved to other genera(1)
Explanation of Names
Common name reflects predatory behavior; Pachycondyla: Greek 'thick knuckle'(2)
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Internet References
Works Cited
1.The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Ward P.S., Brady S.G., Fisher B.L., Schultz T.R. 2014. Systematic Entomology.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.