Animal Architects-. European Red Wood Ants  The European Red Wood Ants build their anthills in huge mounds on forest floors. The colony will often build several mounds, interconnected with the main hill, and would move to the adjacent mounds if the main one is damaged beyond repair.

Animal Architects/ European Red Wood Ants: Build their anthills in huge mounds on forest floors. The colony will often build several mounds, interconnected with the main hill, and would move to the adjacent mounds if the main one is damaged beyond repair.

“Each bottle of Anty Gin will contain the essence of approximately sixty-two wood ants. "

Anty Gin

Anty bottleUK-based drinks company The Cambridge Distillery has partnered with the Nordic Food Lab to create a gin that is infused with the chemical pheromones of red wood ants.

wood ant, Formica rufa, worker | by David_W_1971

The lack of hairs on the head & eyes separate this from other Formica species.

A wood ant (Formica rufa) carrying another wood ant. These fascinating pictures show British wood ants getting busy after waking from hibernation. Wildlife photographer Dominic Greves captured the macro images at Arne, Dorset. He says: ‘An ant returning with a twig larger than its own body to repair nest after a badger raid. On hot days ants 'sunbathe' to absorb heat and then re-enter the nest to release it – keeping it at a steady temperature.’ Photograph: Dominic Greves/Rex Features

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Wood ant (Formica rufa) carrying another wood ant Wood ants awake from hibernation, Arne, Dorset,

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When large wood ants swarm on the warmest summer days the trout go on a feeding frenzy.

Wood Ant

Ants belong to the same insect group as wasps and bees, and like them they have a narrow waist. There are more than species of ant, and all kinds live.

School Teaching Display Anthill of the Red Wood Ant Showcase | 1stdibs.com

School Teaching Display Anthill of the Red Wood Ant Showcase

School Teaching Display Anthill of the Red Wood Ant Showcase | 1stdibs.com

How to kill and get rid of carpenter ants and wood ants

Carpenter Ants, How To Kill and Get Rid of Carpenter Ants and Wood Ants in homes and structures

Formica rufa (Southern wood ant)

Desert runner ant - Cataglyphis niger- species related by group

Animal Architects- Australia Weaver Ants -Native to Central Africa and South-East Asia, the Weaver Ants use live leaves bound by silk they produce to make their nests. While smaller nests are made of a single leaf, some nests can reach sizes of half a meter, comprised of many leaves.

Australian Weaver Ants, which live in Central Africa and South-East Asia, pull together live leaves and use larval silk to glue them together. (Image credits: Ingo Arndt)t

How to trap and kill carpenter bees, wood bees, wasps, hornets and yellow jackets naturally.

How to trap and kill carpenter bees, wood bees, wasps, hornets and yellow jackets naturally.

A Four spotted leaf beetle - Clytra 4-punctata (Chrysomelidae) | Not a beetle that I see all that often. I think the only other time I have found one was at Blean Woods Canterbury, about 4 or 5 years ago.  The larvae are scavengers in the nests of wood ants, of which there are plenty locally.

A Four spotted leaf beetle - Clytra 4-punctata (Chrysomelidae) | Not a beetle that I see all that often. I think the only other time I have found one was at Blean Woods Canterbury, about 4 or 5 years ago. The larvae are scavengers in the nests of wood ants, of which there are plenty locally.

Drastically change the look and feel of your living room with a beautiful wood pallet accent wall. Using pallets makes this home makeover so inexpensive and easy to DIY!

How to Create a Wood Pallet Accent Wall

Wood Ant Ecology And Conservation PDF

Wood Ant Ecology And Conservation PDF - books library land

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