The world's largest ant colony is spread across Europe, Japan and the USA. In each of these locations, there is a "super colony" of Argentine ants, and it turns out that all three are in fact part of the same colony.
If you kill the queen of an ant colony does it confuse the colony?
The colony cannot function without the queen. This is the basis of ant bait pest control. ...
Asked in Ants
Would a pheromone released by a red-ant species affect the behavior of a member of a black-ant colony?
The pheromone of a red ant specie would affect the behavior of a black ant colony. The black ant colony would sense an enemy, and search for the intruder. ...
Asked in Islands, West Indies
What Caribbean island is the worlds largest colony?
The island of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean is sometimes called the world's oldest colony although it is now an incorporated territory of the United States. The largest colony in the world is currently New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean which is owned by France. ...