Image Number: 1328031

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Ants will frequently tend mealybugs and related insects for the sugary honeydew produced by these insects
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United States

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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Paratrechina
Subject: Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille)

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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Pseudococcidae
Subject: mealybugs
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Image uploaded:
Monday, July 12, 2004
Image last updated:
Wednesday, January 18, 2006