Green tree ant (weaver ant, green ant, and orange gaster)

Oecophylla smaragdina

Workers and major workers are mostly coloured orange. Workers are 5-6mm long; they look after larvae and farm scale bugs for honeydew. Major workers are 8-10mm long, with long strong legs and large mandibles. They forage, maintain and expand the nest. Queens are typically 20-25mm long, and normally greenish-brown