Image Number: 5483192

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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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Illustration
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Close-up
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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Atta
Subject: Atta sexdens (Linnaeus)
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Image uploaded:
Friday, November 30, 2012
Image last updated:
Tuesday, January 15, 2013