Trail Ants / Iridomyrmex bicknelli* 20 - 30 workers NO QUEEN
WARNING: It is not possible to purchase a separate queen and add it to these workers, or add these workers to an existing queen or colony.
Small, safe and active ants, perfect for kids and gel ant farms.
20 - 30 worker ants suitable for behavioural observations only.
Does not include a queen so the colony will not expand in numbers.
During the colder months collecting and processing can take up to 7 days.
*Species may be substituted for another similar species during colder months.
Once of the most encountered ants in Australia, this particular species can form very large colonies with many queens.
Scouts will forage individually and return to the nest when a food source is located. The colony will then form large trails to retrieve the food.
Unable to sting and not large enough to bite this ant is great for beginners.