The Life Cycle of an Ant

All ants go through the same process to reach adult hood, this is known as the ant life cycle.

A colonies young is commonly known as the ‘brood‘.

The ant life cycle is a form of ‘metamorphosis‘, it is the same process a caterpillar uses to change into a butterfly.

The life cycle process can take any where from a few weeks to up to a year to complete. This is dependant on surrounding https://laparkan.com/buy-accutane/ temperatures, humidity and food available. In mature colonies, the brood are moved around the nest in order for them to be at optimum growing temperatures.

Select a stage of the life cycle below to find out more…


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All ants are all born of their queen accept for a few rare cases, one being when workers are brought up in the absence of a queen, they can give birth to drone.