[ fˈamɪli mˈɪəmˌɛkəfˌad͡ʒɪdˌiː], [ fˈamɪli mˈɪəmˌɛkəfˌadʒɪdˌiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i m_ˈɪ__ə_m_ˌɛ_k_ə_f_ˌa_dʒ_ɪ_d_ˌiː]
How to use "Family myrmecophagidae" in context?
The Family Myrmecophagidae contains the ants in the superfamily Formicina. Ants belonging to the family are characterized by their large size, their ability to create and maintain their own societies, and the specialized sensory organs on their heads, known as antennal scapes.
The family consists of about 20 genera, divided among four subfamilies. All of these ant genera are found in south and central America. Some of the most well-known members of the family are the giant African ant, the fire ant, and the bull ant.
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