Formica exsecta - Species of ant

Exsecta is a eusocial species displaying a dominance hierarchy, is placed in the Coptoformica subgenus within the genus, consists of 3,350 nests and has been found in forests in Sweden. Colonies produce a greater percentage of male offspring. Worker homozygosity appeared to affect reproductive allocation with higher homozygosity.

Species of ant, Eusocial species displaying a dominance hierarchy