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Ant Larvae



This series shows various stages of ant larvae. There are also a couple different classes of ants that were tending to them.


Under rock in bark and dirt area of backyard.

No species ID suggestions


I agree Mayra! These baby ants are pretty cool!

MayraSpringmann 5 years ago


Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 6 years ago

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KathleenYap 6 years ago

wowww, gummy ants!

Thank you Yuko!

YukoChartraw 6 years ago

This really is a fascinating series!

Thank you Cody and NatralList for those interesting facts and comments!

Cody.conway 6 years ago

Nice series. Neat fact: When you are foraging in the wild, and hard pressed for a small extra bit of sugar in your diet, start looking for rotten logs to find ant eggs. These small rice sized eggs are slightly crunchy, but very sweet and can give you a boost in a desperate situation. So go all horned lizard and eat some ants! (yes I have done this, yes it is slightly weird to get over at first)

Thanks for the comment Telse!

Telse 6 years ago

Love it.

Thank you so much Cody!

Cody.conway 6 years ago

Beautiful work with this!

Thank you Jolly

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 6 years ago

Very nice find Cindy

I think they look like cute little aliens :)

YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Am I the only one who think they are cute?

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.05

Spotted on Dec 29, 2012
Submitted on Dec 30, 2012

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