| Crematogaster scutellaris (Olivier, 1792)|
Main synonym = Acrocoelia ruficeps
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Formicidae |
| Cocktail ant Nemlu rasu ħamra|
| Further Information: |
The cocktail ant cocks his abdomen when threatened. This is believed to scare predators away but apart from that. The cocktail ant secretes hormones to send a signal to other worker ants to rush on sight to aid the insect in defending the nest.
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