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Why is Rudolp's nose red?

0011 Candidate

0011 is from the order Hymenoptera. Jerdon’s jumping ant (Harpegnathos saltator) is found mostly in India. They are known for their long mandibles and ability to jump a few inches.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Genus: Harpegnathos
Species: H. saltator

Hymenoptera is one of the largest orders of insects, and includes common insects such as sawflies, wasps, bees and ants. Learn more about Hymenoptera.

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