Formicidae (family)

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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.
Formicidae
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024