The basics associated with ant identification revolve around the insect’s petiole nodes and antennal segments. Other body parts, such as the thoracic spines, the eyes and gaster, are also key areas to focus on when ident... More »

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There are many factors that differentiate carpenter ants from other species. Besides common black carpenter ants, some species are yellow or red. They are the most substantial species of ants that are commonly seen in ho... More »

A seed identification chart allows you to determine the species and type of seed by visual cues such as color, size and shape of the seed. Typically a seed identification chart is organized alphabetically or by seed size... More »

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Bull ants are a group of Australian ant species that grows up to 1.5 inches in length. They feed on plant fluids such as nectar and sometimes prey on animals. They live in large nests and attack intruders as a group usin... More »

Ants can weigh between 1 milligram and 5 milligrams. The length of an ant is between 0.08 inch and 1 inch. Ants can live between several weeks and several years in the wild. More »

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The lifespan of an ant depends on its role in the colony. Males live for a few weeks, while the queen survives for decades under the right conditions. Most worker ants survive a few months, as stated by ASU School of Lif... More »

A large ant farm, also called a vivarium, is an ant habitat that makes it easier to study ant colonies and how ants behave. Some ant farms are designed by enthusiasts who want to observe ants with minimal effort, while o... More »