ants facts Selected as the most interesting among insects related questions in Insects quiz Why is a bullet ant called a 'bullet'?Its bite feels like a bullet. The ant named on account of its powerful and potent sting. It inhabits humid lowland rain forests from Nicaragua to Brazil, where it is often called "Hormiga Veinticuatro" or "24 (hour) ant", referring to the "waves of burning, throbbing, all-consuming pain that continues unabated for up to 24 hours".Created by: globalquiz.organimals of South America facts » To which superfamily do ants belong?Wasps. It might be surprising, but ants form part of wasp superfamily. They are closer related to wasps and hornets than bees and bumblebees are.Created by: fitjaco93insects facts » These ants bite off and collect leaf pieces. What for?They will grow mushrooms on them. South American Atta ants use leafs to prepare their food. They chew them first and than grow mushrooms on it.Created by: Ninjaientomology facts » When an ant walks, how many of its legs touch the ground?Three. Most insects adopt a tripedal gait in which they walk with their legs touching the ground in alternating trianglesCreated by: globalquiz.orgzoology facts » For how long do the workers in ant colonies sleep?Around one minute. Typical worker sleeps for only one minute but 250 times a day.Created by: Ninjaianimals facts » Play insects quiz and see all the questions.