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Golden-tailed Spiny Ant

Polyrhachis illaudata


The ant is about 2.5 cm long, and 1 cm wide. Its abdomen is mostly black, with one layer of yellow in the middle. The thorax is half black on the bottom, and half dark gold on the top. The head also has a layer of black on the bottom, with dark gold on the top. Its antennas are about 2 cm long. It has six black legs.


Secondary rainforest

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Singapore American School
Spotted by a stud ent at Singapore American School

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Mar 11, 2013
Submitted on Mar 12, 2013

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