How deep are fire ant colonies?

Fire ants live in an extensive network of tunnels in the soil. How deep this network extends into the ground depends on age and size of the colony, soil texture, and depth of the water table.

Tunnels in fire ant …

Fire Ant Morphology, Reproduction, and Development

If it were it not for the painful experiences associated with fire ants, most people might find these creatures fascinating. Their life cycle and social behavior are surprisingly complex.

Habitat:  Fire Ant Colony

A mature fire ant moundA new fire ant colony forming

Fire ants live in colonies in …