Are you searching for an ant species that is has soldier ants and you don't need to feed bugs? — our big-headed harvester queen ants are for you (also known as the florida harvester ant)!
🏡 Lives for 10 years. (already fertilized)
🩸 Pure-red colors. (about 16mm long)
🌱 Easy-to-keep for beginners. (comes with care guide)
⭐️ Special Trait: The only harvester species that can get soldier ants!
Guarantees nature-loving kids to have a hands-on-experience. Delve into the captivating study of ant behavior, ecology, and biology, expanding your knowledge and understanding of these incredible creatures.
Foster a sense of responsibility and empathy as you nurture the well-being of your Big-Headed Harvester Ants and her colony, cultivating a harmonious environment that reflects the beauty of natural ecosystems.
Have some questions about big-headed harvester ants? Read the FAQ tab down below ⤵️
Bite/Sting: Yes, a very painful sting that can last for hours. They also bite, Please handle with care.
Description: Pogonomyrmex badius, also known as the Florida Harvester Ant is a species of Harvester Ant from the US. They are one of the largest bodied harvester ants and have a beautiful red colorization. They have been reported to travel 50-60m in the search for food. In the wild, they create large mounds and trails leading to and from their nest sometimes 100s of yards long. They are known to be poor climbers, however, their determination can results in escapees. Take care in providing an escape free formicarium for them as they have a very painful sting.