Facts on Harvester Ants
Although common in ant farms, harvester ants have also been in space, destroyed man-made farms and sidewalks, and created their own 'bread.'...
Harvester ant is a common name for any of the species or genera of ants that
collect seeds (called seed predation), or mushrooms as in the case of ...
The Western harvester ant is found in the west at high elevations. This is a red
colored ant that can be 6.5 to 10 mm long. Galleries have been found to go over ...
Harvester ant workers can be found collecting seeds as far as 50-60 Km from
their nest, they use their chemical scent trails to navigate back to the nest.
For a video on the Harvester Ants- click here. For instance, in the mythology of
the Pimas – a tribe of the northern Sonoran Desert and probable descendents of
Although the Florida harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius (Latreille), occurs
throughout most of Florida it is limited by its ecological requirements. Where it
Adult -- The harvester ants are large ants 5 to 6 mm in length and different
species can vary in color from reddish-brown to yellow or black. The pedicel (or
Learn how harvester ants live, eat, move, survive, and protect their colonies. They
exemplify the beautify and diversity of the Earths' ecosystems.
Live harvester ants to use in ant habitats and as food for horned lizards.