Ant (Information)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae

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Inside an ants nest

[2] Some of these ants eggs are in the larvae stage while some have changed into the papal stage showing their limbs etc.
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All ant species live in colonies established by fertile females, or queens. Winged female ants and winged males typically swarm after a day of heavy rain in a particular season. Queens begin as winged ants and usually shed their wings after mating. Reproductive males die soon afterwards.
A queen alate (alate is an adjective that refers to wings)
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