Formicidae (family)

  1. Home
  2. top of the aat hierarchies
  3. Agents Facet
  4. Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
  5. living organisms (entities)
  6. Eukaryota (domain)
  7. Animalia (kingdom)
  8. Arthropoda (phylum)
  9. Hexapoda (subphylum)
  10. Insecta (class)
  11. Hymenoptera (order)
  12. Apocrita (suborder)
  13. Vespoidea (superfamily)
  14. Formicidae
Scope note
Members of a family of around 10,000 species of insects that are social, live in colonies often having three castes, have a large head, a slender, oval abdomen joined to the thorax by a small waist, one one or two finlike extensions running across the thin waist region, and elbowed antennae.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024