harvester ant

harvester ant
1) муравей-жнец (Messor)
2) американский муравей-жнец (Pogonomyrmex)
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американский муравей-жнец

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  • Harvester ant — Ants known as Harvester ants include:;species *Red harvester ant ( Pogonomyrmex barbatus ) *Maricopa harvester ant, the most venomous insect in the world.;genus *Pogonomyrmex *Atta *Messor *Pheidole …   Wikipedia

  • harvester ant — any of several red or black ants, esp. of the genus Pogonomyrmex, of the southwestern U.S., that feed on and store the seeds of grasses. Also called agricultural ant. [1880 85] * * *       any of several different genera of ants (e.g., Messor,… …   Universalium

  • harvester ant — noun : an ant that gathers and stores up seeds for food: as a. : a member of an Old World genus (Messor) common around the Mediterranean b. : any of several western No. American ants; especially : a common ant (Pogonomyrmex barbatus) of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red harvester ant — Taxobox | name = Red harvester ant regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera familia = Formicidae subfamilia = Myrmicinae tribus = Myrmicini genus = Pogonomyrmex species = P. barbatus binomial = Pogonomyrmex… …   Wikipedia

  • Ant — For other uses, see Ant (disambiguation). Ants Temporal range: 130–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Ant colony — A plaster cast of an ant nest. Ant hill and ant tracks, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park …   Wikipedia

  • ant — n pismire, hymenopteron, hymenopter, Chiefly Dial. emmet, Latin, formica, Fr. fourmit Span, hor miga; red ant, agricultural ant, harvester ant, leaf cutting ant; foraging ant, army ant, driver ant, legionary ant; carpenter ant, white ant, termite …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Harvester — Har vest*er ( [ e]r), n. 1. One who harvests; a machine for cutting and gathering grain; a reaper. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A harvesting ant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ant — antlike, adj. /ant/, n. 1. any of numerous black, red, brown, or yellow social insects of the family Formicidae, of worldwide distribution esp. in warm climates, having a large head with inner jaws for chewing and outer jaws for carrying and… …   Universalium

  • ant — n. 1) army; carpenter; harvester; honey; leaf cutter ants 2) a colony of ants * * * [ænt] carpenter harvester honey leaf cutter ants a colony of ants army …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ant — One of the most numerous insects (order Hymenoptera), characterized by an extraordinary development of colonial dwelling and caste specialization. black imported fire a. SYN: Solenopsis richteri. fire a. any of several species in the genus… …   Medical dictionary

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