Languages

Global menu

Camponotus gigas

Curator's pick
  • Naturalized collection
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal, René Limoges

Groupe tab

Description

Curator's pick

This is one of the largest ants of the forests of southeast Asia. It can grow to 21 mm! These ants build complex nests that can house some 7,000 worker ants. People who live near these colonies of giant ants are frightened of them.

Country of origin

Malaysia
Scientific name
Camponotus gigas
Class
Insecta
Order
Hymenoptera
Family
Formicidae

Add this

Share this page