leaf-cutting ant, Atta sexdens  (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - 5483192

leaf-cutting ant
Atta sexdens (Linnaeus)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: The head has a pair of small teeth or blunt angles anterior to the posterolateral spines. Used in Antkey to separate Atta sexdens from Atta cephalotes. This is a variable character, and should be used with caution until its usefulness is confirmed.
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Image location: , United States

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Name: Eli Sarnat
Country: United States

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Image Source: Antkey

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Image uploaded on Friday, November 30, 2012
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, January 15, 2013