Weaver Ants and the winds of change!
All aboard ! The Tyrant Ship is setting sail !
Weaver Ants and the calm before the storm
Tropical Fire Ants and the Rule of Two
Iridomyrmex anceps, are a black, small, and very fast ant species, which are also commonly known as Black Tyrant ant.
Two Fire Ant species in one colony ?! Is it even possible?!
Weaver Ants ...stillness of the lake...
Weaver Ants, bringing up the heat !
Tropical Fire Ants, I had to call for reinforcements.... but not those you would expect !
Before you start reading this post, make sure you have checked the most recent post on this colony https://ants853.com/2020/02/01/solenopsis-geminata-a-queens-perspective/ In our first post (last week), while I was recording the video, we all noticed the mites that were infecting these beautiful founding chambers. Unfortunately they managed to get inside during the separation of the queens. [...]