Definition of Formica sanguinea

1. Noun. Slave-making ant widely distributed over the northern hemisphere.

Exact synonyms: Sanguinary Ant
Group relationships: Formica, Genus Formica
Generic synonyms: Slave-maker, Slave-making Ant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Formica Sanguinea

Forel's decussation
Forest of Dean
Forester
Forestiera neomexicana
Forficula auricularia
Forficulidae
Forli
Forlivian
Forlì-Cesena
Formad's kidney
Formentera
Former Armed Forces
Formica
Formica fusca
Formica rufa
Formica sanguinea
Formicariidae
Formicarius
Formicidae
Formosa
Formosan
Formosans
Formula 1
Formula One
Fornax
Fornicalia
Forrest
Forrest Gump
Forro
Forseti

Literary usage of Formica sanguinea

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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1904)
"The colonies of formica sanguinea containing ... The above propositions Wasmann succeeded in verifying not only for formica sanguinea and ..."

2. Ants and Their Ways by William Farren White (1895)
"The slave-makers—How formica sanguinea may be distinguished from Formica rufa—The author's visits to Shirley Common in search of the Formica ..."

3. The Humanizing of the Brute: Or, the Essential Difference Between the Human by Hermann Muckermann (1906)
"Thus it happens that a few of the formica sanguinea are sufficient to bring about a ... If, consequently, formica sanguinea would not divide its army, ..."

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