Wood Ant

  • (noun): Reddish-brown European ant typically living in anthills in woodlands.
    Synonyms: Formica rufa

Some articles on ants, wood ant, ant:

List Of Ants Of Great Britain - Formicinae
... carpenter ants * Formica aquilonia, northern wood ant – A wood ant building tall, conical, thatched mound nests ... Formica cunicularia – A large ant often with some reddish parts quite common in parts of southern England ... Formica exsecta – A large ant with a deeply excised head found in Devon and highlands of Scotland ...

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