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Polyergus breviceps Trusted
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Genus 4. POLYERGUS HNS . Pl. IV. figs. 1-9.
Formica HNS , pt., Latr. Hist. Nat. Fourm. p. 186 (1802).
Polyergus HNS , Latr. Hist. Nat. Ins. et Crust. xiii. 256 (1805).
The maxillary palpi 4-jointed, the labial palpi 2-jointed. Mandibles slender and curved, acute at the apex, not dentate within.
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C. Michael Hogan selected "Taxonomic Treatment" to show in Overview on "Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798)".
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C. Michael Hogan marked the classification from "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013" as preferred for "Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798)".
Hans-Martin Braun added the German common name "Amazone" to "Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798)".
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Hans-Martin Braun added the German common name "Amazonenameise" to "Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798)".
Hans-Martin Braun added the English common name "Slave-making ant" to "Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798)".
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