New ant species article: Formica rufa (Red Wood Ant)

Formica Rufa article ant species

Let’s continue learning about the mound building ants. It’s time for a deep dive into the ant species of Formica Rufa, also known as Red Wood Ant or Horse Ant. And hey, this is our most extensive ant species article yet! Don’t be afraid to share your thoughts.

Read the article here: Ant Species | Formica rufa (Red Wood Ant)

“With their large mounds the red wood ants can claim gigantic territories. This ant species is famous for their aggressive behavior and that they happily shoot formic acid at its enemies. The population of Formica rufa colonies can reach well beyond 100.000 workers.”

Formica Rufa nest in wood forest
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