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SAubtANTS WITH WINGS. wHY DO SOME ANTS HAVE wings ?

11  FACTS ABOUT ANTS WITH WINGS

 

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Why do some ants have  Wings ?

  • Most ants cant fly
  • Winged ants are called swarmers
  • Winged ants are often mistaken for termites
  • Winged ants are sexual reproductive.
  • The queen and the male develope wings for the sole purpose of flying away to mate and start another colony.
  • Winged ants drop there wings soon after mating.
  • When the Queen of the colony dies, the colony can only survive a few months.
  • Periodically,usally following by 3-5 days a heavy rain, the winged reproductive forms emerge from the colony in large swarms.
  • Mating between male and female ants accrue in flight.
  • Winged female ants are larger than male winged ants