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THIEF ANT [1 record]

Record 1 2017-04-25

English

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

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

OBS

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.

French

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

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

Spanish

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