Myrmica rubra

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Myrmica rubra, also known as the European fire ant or common red ant, is a species of ant of the genus Myrmica, found all over Europe and in some parts of North America and Asia.

 


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Queen Ant
  • Nuptial Flight Time : Use: ant-mating-chart
  • Colony Founding Semi-Claustral
  • *gynous Polygynous
  • Brood Boostable:
  • Hibernation :
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  • Nanitics Appear After :

 

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Colony[edit]

  • Difficulty : Hard
  • Typical Colony Size :
  • Polymorphic :
  • Ant Length :
  • Temperament : Extremely Aggressive
  • Suggested Feeding Schedule :
  • Hazards : Stings
  • Colony Growth Rate : Fast
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  • Can Climb Smooth Surfaces :
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  • Invasive/Pest Invasive in North America
  • Farmers : Yes, aphids
  • Native Location : Europe
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  • Scientific Information: antwiki.org

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