Definition of Polyergus
1. Noun. Amazon ants.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Formicidae, Formicidae
Member holonyms: Amazon Ant, Polyergus Rufescens
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyergus
Literary usage of Polyergus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."