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last updated 24.Oct.2004

Aenictus (old world army ants)

Like other army ants, Aenictus species are are nomadic, predaceous, and live in populous colonies.  They are found in tropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia.  Most species are subterranean and are specialist predators on the brood of other ant species. 

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Aenictus aratus

Aenictus aratus

Aenictus aratus

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