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The signiture leaf-cutter ant look is prevalent in this species as workers vary in size and have spines; queens also have spines. The workers can be seen cutting and carrying foliage to the fungus chamber and even can watch them "chew" it into the fungus itself. Watching the fungus grow and fill the formicaria overtime is very fun, especially once you look at how farm it has came - after all the fungus usually starts as a small pellet!
Tetramorium immigrans is widely considered one of the best beginner ant species out there. They are willing to eat nearly anything and grow extremely fast! This is also a very common and easily accessible species, colonies can be found nesting all around pavement, concrete, and asphalt. You will often find little mounds they have built in the cracks of sidewalk or driveways. And to no surprise their nesting choices brings them their common name: Pavement Ants!