Yellow forest sugar ant

Yellow forest sugar ant

Observation - Yellow forest sugar ant - Southern Africa. Description: Identifying these little girls wasn't easy, because they seemed so far out of their described habitats [Gansbaai, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay] - but there they were, at Grootvadersbosch. When the females leave the nest to form new colonies they carry a preg

Identifying these little girls wasn't easy, because they seemed so far out of their described habitats [Gansbaai, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay] - but there they were, at Grootvadersbosch. When the females leave the nest to form new colonies they carry a pregnant mealybug in their jaws: you wouldn't want these in your veggie patch.