pharaoh's ant

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pharaoh's ant - small red ant of warm regionspharaoh's ant - small red ant of warm regions; a common household pest
ant, emmet, pismire - social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
genus Monomorium, Monomorium - a genus of Formicidae
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, liver of other vertebrates such as rabbit, fowl, sheep, or ox has been used to rear the pharaoh's ant, Monomorium pharaonis (L.
The Pharaoh's ant, Monomorium pharaonis is attracted to both meat and fatty foods but small pieces of raw liver are especially attractive [3].