Myrmica rubra (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Formicidae)


Workers

Queen

Male

Couple

Length: Queen 4.5-7mm, Worker 3.5-5mm, Male 4.5-5.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago (Flight)
? ? ? July - August
(Earliest: 7.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Mutualism:
Aphis idaei
Food:
Insecta

BWARS: Myrmica rubra
Nature Spot: Common Red Ant - Myrmica rubra


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