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THIEF ANT [1 record]

Record 1 2017-04-25


Subject field(s)
  • Insects, Centipedes, Spiders, and Scorpions
Universal entry(ies)

An insect (order Hymenoptera) of the family Formicidae (ants).


The thief ant (Solenopsis molesta), one of the smallest of the pest ants, earns its name from its survival tactics - establishing itself near other ants' nests, then stealing their food and young.


  • Insectes, mille-pattes, araignées et scorpions
Entrée(s) universelle(s)

Insecte (ordre des hyménoptères) de la famille des Formicidae (fourmis).


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