The red ant is frequently used early in June, though the natural insect is not seen so early.
The red ant dislikes to work if he can get slaves to do it for him.
The greater number of species live apart, and not in a community with an elaborately constructed house like the red ant.
And a red ant came up, and very politely asked if she might not pick up the crumbs which the old rabbit dropped.
The bite of the red ant caused a stinging and burning for about fifteen minutes.
"Oh, it will take many grains of sand to cover the rabbit," said the first red ant, but still they were not discouraged.
This acid is the active principle in the sting of the red ant, and also of stinging nettles.
The red ant (Formica rufa) is singularly adroit in seizing the droplet left it by the plant-louse.
An organic acid, obtained by oxidizing many organic substances, and found in the red ant.
The red ant (Myrmica rubra) plies, according to circumstances, the trade of a mason or excavator.