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Big-Headed Ants

Pheidole spp.

  • Light brown or dark brown in colour
  • Major worker has bulk, large head (hence the name ‘big head’)
  • Dimorphic worker; polygynous ant**
  • Outdoor nesting species
  • Can be found in soil, under potted plants, in crack and crevices in brickwork, under rock
  • Agricultural important pest; known to facilitate mealy bug in transmitting plant pathogens.
  • May bite 

**Monomorphic: all ants in a colony are in the same size; Polymorphic: ants in a colony are in multiple sizes; Monogynous; 1 queen; Polygynous; multiple queens

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