Pheidole bicarinata have been known to nest in a wide variety of habitats, from pine barrens to golf courses, but typically seem to prefer sandy soil in open patches. Ph. bicarinata is a species that does exceptionally well in captivity, especially under heat.
Photography courtesy of Aaron Stoll.
Minor Worker Size: 2 - 2.5 mm
Major Worker Size: 4 -5 mm
Queen Size: 7 - 8 mm
Species Tribe: Attini
Coloration/Hue: Rusty brown and bright red
Nuptial Flight (TOY): June - July
Nuptial Flight (TOD): Night