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Tribe Attini

Ant colony - Pheidole dentata ant - Trachymyrmex Formicidae 13 - Pheidole Formicidae 14 - Pheidole Ant - Pheidole Cyphomyrmex rimosus Cyphomyrmex rimosus - female Pheidole rhea? - Pheidole rhea
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 Myrmicinae
Tribe Attini
Other Common Names
"Higher myrmicines"
Explanation of Names
Attini Smith 1858
~2900 spp. in ~50 genera total(1)
Print References
Weber N.A. (1972) Gardening ants, the attines. Mem. Am. Phil. Soc. 92: 1‒146.
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