Texas Leafcutting Ant

Common Name: Texas leafcutting ant Scientific Name: Atta texana (Buckley) Order: Hymenoptera Description: Also known as town ants, cut ants, parasol ants, fungus ants or night ants. Sterile female worker ants are rust brown, 1/16 to 1/2 inch long and have three prominent pairs of spines on the thorax. The queen is much larger with … Continue reading Texas Leafcutting Ant