Ants

Sahara Silver Ants

The Saharan Silver Ant is a type of ant that lives in the Sahara Desert. Largely due to the extreme high temperatures of their habitat, but also due to the threat of predators, the ants are active outside their nest for only about ten minutes per day. Wikipedia

  • Scientific name: Cataglyphis bombycina
  • Higher classification: Cataglyphis
  • Rank: Species
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Order: Hymenoptera

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