Spotted these ants carrying some red thingies (I don't have any idea what they are), and some ants are carrying other ants (like in pic# 5). Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius, 1775, called Weaver Ant, Green Ant, Green Tree Ant, and Orange Gaster, is a species of arboreal ant found in Asia and Australia. They make nests in trees made of leaves stitched together using the silk produced by their larvae. Weaver ants may be red or green. In Tagalog, they are called Hantik. Weaver ants are sometimes used by indigenous farmers, particularly in Southeast Asia, as natural biocontrol agents against agricultural pests. The larvae and pupae are collected and processed into bird food, fish bait and in the production of traditional medicines in Thailand and Indonesia.
Lat: 14.33, Long: 121.09
Spotted on Jan 21, 2013
Submitted on Feb 15, 2013
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