The LarvaeAnts with larvaelarvae

The larvae will hatch from the eggs after a few days.

They are pearly white, just as the eggs.

Larvae are very voracious (they eat a lot), this means they are all the time hungry. They need to accumulate enough nutrients for the days that will come, enclosed in a cocoon. The grown up ants feed them with honeydew and small pieces of insects. If the food is scarce they may even eat the unhatched eggs -talk about cannibalism!.

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