https://flic.kr/p/TSLBRd | Labidus sp. male | Found this dead about a month ago, and last week i was able to photograph it. At first i thought this was some ant species queen's, and actually didn't even noticed how gorgeous it was till the point of shooting it. Only when i took it out of the alcohol to be cleaned i saw it was a male. After the stacks and post i was very curious about it's id. So i did some research and narrowed down to a subfamily: ecitoninae. And later that week a friend…

https://flic.kr/p/TSLBRd | Labidus sp. male | Found this dead about a month ago, and last week i was able to photograph it. At first i thought this was some ant species queen's, and actually didn't even noticed how gorgeous it was till the point of shooting it. Only when i took it out of the alcohol to be cleaned i saw it was a male. After the stacks and post i was very curious about it's id. So i did some research and narrowed down to a subfamily: ecitoninae. And later that week a friend…

The honeypot ant - a perfect example of nature’s strategy to survive in bad times. The honeypot ant or honey ant, is a normal ant species, but has adopted a special strategy to survive when there is a lack of food. Some of the working ants eat food and divert it into sweet syrup and save this syrup in their abdomens. For that, there abdomen grows big like a pot, sometimes to the size of a grape.

The honeypot ant - a perfect example of nature’s strategy to survive in bad times. The honeypot ant or honey ant, is a normal ant species, but has adopted a special strategy to survive when there is a lack of food. Some of the working ants eat food and divert it into sweet syrup and save this syrup in their abdomens. For that, there abdomen grows big like a pot, sometimes to the size of a grape.

No queen of the ant species had been seen since 1887; now many colonies have been collected.

Scientists have re-discovered a fungus-farming ant that uses insect poop as fertilizer

No queen of the ant species had been seen since 1887; now many colonies have been collected.

bullet ant...The bullet ant is the largest ant species in the world and has a highly toxic sting that can incapacitate animals the size of fully grown men.

bullet ant...The bullet ant is the largest ant species in the world and has a highly toxic sting that can incapacitate animals the size of fully grown men.

New ant species Paratopula bauhinia (Golden Tree Ant) discovered https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160803075752.htm

New ant species Paratopula bauhinia (Golden Tree Ant) discovered

New ant species Paratopula bauhinia (Golden Tree Ant) discovered https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160803075752.htm

Mini-monsters of the forest floor: 33 new ant species, some named for Mayan lords and demons

Mini-monsters of the forest floor: 33 new ant species, some named for Mayan lords and demons

If your home continuously invaded by ants, then instead of trying to fix the ant issue yourself, contact Bugs A to Z for a professional ant exterminator service in Los Angeles. Our ant exterminator services offer ant control solutions that are proven to eliminate a variety of ant species in a safe, reliable and effective manner.

If your home continuously invaded by ants, then instead of trying to fix the ant issue yourself, contact Bugs A to Z for a professional ant exterminator service in Los Angeles. Our ant exterminator services offer ant control solutions that are proven to eliminate a variety of ant species in a safe, reliable and effective manner.

Leaf Cutter Ant Species - Atta cephalotes antARK

Leaf Cutter Ant Species - Atta cephalotes antARK

This Ant Species May Support a Controversial Theory on Evolution | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

This Ant Species May Support a Controversial Theory on Evolution

This Ant Species May Support a Controversial Theory on Evolution | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

Detailed photos of the newly discovered Cyatta abscondita fungus-farming ant species, taken in the National Museum of Natural History’s Ant ...

Detailed photos of the newly discovered Cyatta abscondita fungus-farming ant species, taken in the National Museum of Natural History’s Ant ...

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