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leafcutter ant

División en sílabas: leaf·cut·ter ant
Pronunciación: /ˈlēfˌkədər ˌant
 
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Definición de leafcutter ant en inglés:

sustantivo

A tropical ant that cuts pieces from leaves and carries them back to the nest for use as a culture medium for growing food fungi.
  • Genus Atta, family Formicidae
Example sentences
  • They ate emperor moth caterpillars, toasted giant leafcutter ants, black Himalayan ants from China, mealworms, chocolate-covered ants, fish eyes, whitebait, tripe, eels, and snails.
  • ‘Take for instance the society of the leafcutter ants and their communal leaf fungus.’
  • New World tropical leafcutter ants create colossal underground metropolises, each housing several million workers that tend huge fungus gardens.

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