Invertebrata

Invertebrate education and photography

May 1, 2012 8:17 am
Honeypot ants are ants whose sole purpose is to gorge themselves on food and store the food in their bodies until times that food is scarce. At this point colony members will stroke the honeypot ants with their antennae and they will regurgitate the food for other ants to eat.

Honeypot ants are ants whose sole purpose is to gorge themselves on food and store the food in their bodies until times that food is scarce. At this point colony members will stroke the honeypot ants with their antennae and they will regurgitate the food for other ants to eat.