A young fierce ant 'queen'

A young fierce ant 'queen'

Observation - A young fierce ant 'queen' - Southern Africa. Description: I found this Tetramorium ant on our garden wall today. I think it is a young queen because she appears to have scars from where she has recently dropped her wings. Body size around 5-6mm.

I found this Tetramorium ant on our garden wall today. I think it is a young queen because she appears to have scars from where she has recently dropped her wings. Body size around 5-6mm. Looks pretty identical to this one - without the wings: http://www.ispotnature.org/node/786837