Definition of Polyergus

1. Noun. Amazon ants.

Exact synonyms: Genus Polyergus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Formicidae, Formicidae
Member holonyms: Amazon Ant, Polyergus Rufescens



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyergus

Polyangiaceae
Polyangium
Polyanna
Polyborus
Polyborus cheriway audubonii
Polyborus plancus
Polybotria
Polybotria cervina
Polybotrya
Polybotrya cervina
Polycillin
Polycirrus
Polydactylus
Polydactylus virginicus
Polyergus (current term)
Polyergus rufescens
Polyfilla
Polygala
Polygala alba
Polygala lutea
Polygala paucifolia
Polygala senega
Polygala vulgaris
Polygalaceae
Polygonales
Polygonatum
Polygonatum biflorum
Polygonatum commutatum
Polygonia

Literary usage of Polyergus

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The male cinereous-black and glossy; base of the antennae and legs reddish; the scale large and almost triangular; three apparent ocelli. Polyergus, Lat. ..."

2. Ants and Their Ways by William Farren White (1895)
"Polyergus, which may be distinguished from Formica by having the maxillary palpi four-jointed instead of six, and the labial palpi two-jointed instead of ..."

3. The Entomologist's Text Book: An Introduction to the Natural History by John Obadiah Westwood (1838)
"dtp,,,!,!,,* ». egg, in the here figured with Polyergus Ham ucc, i, m,.,..! ,ize, ,nd 2, ... This A, Polyergus rufescens a, ..."

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