Aphaenogaster carolinensis
  • Aphaenogaster carolinensis

    Winnow Ants

    Aphaenogaster spp. are known for their long legs, narrow waists, and graceful, elegant movements. While many species operaste in a jerky, unpredictable manner, Aphaenogaster workers are slow and deliberate in their behaciour, as if they are tiptoeing through the forest floor to not wake up the other ant colonies.

    • Worker Size: 3.5 - 4 mm

      Queen Size: 7 - 8 mm


      Subfamily: Myrmicinae

      Species Tribe: Stenammini


      Coloration/Hue: Red/brown with orange hues

      Nuptial Flight (TOY): July - September

      Nuptial Flight (TOD): Evening


      Polymorphic: No

      Polygynous: No

      Polydomous: No