neat ants

neat ants

Observation - neat ants - Southern Africa. Description: These ants frequently use the garden gate as a thoroughfare. The first impressions of these little 5mm long ants are neat, tidy and matt black. Closer inspection reveals that the ants are dorsi-ventrally flattened with short white hairs on the oval abdo

These ants frequently use the garden gate as a thoroughfare. The first impressions of these little 5mm long ants are neat, tidy and matt black. Closer inspection reveals that the ants are dorsi-ventrally flattened with short white hairs on the oval abdomen, the body surfaces are minutely sculptured, the distal portions of the legs as well as the antennae are brown and they possess big puppy-dog eyes