What is the biggest ant in the world?

The heaviest ant in the world belongs to the driver ant, Dorylus sp. The male ant can grows to lengths of thirty millimetres, it is also known as a ‘sausage fly’ due to its sausage like shape.

The largest ant goes to carpenter ant, Camponontus gigas, found in Borneo, its queens can reach one and a quarter inch or just over thirty millimetres.

It has been discovered that some extinct species of ant had queens reaching two inches in length.