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Ants, Supersized

Soldiers and Minors

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Pheidole ants Worker SubcastesSoldiers and Minors Killing Prey Brood Nest Predator Competing Colonies Portaging Aphids

Soldiers and Minors

Soldiers in the myrmicine species are considerably larger than minors and have disproportionately large heads. Photo by alexanderwild.com

How Scientists Are Creating Super Soldier Ants

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