Yellow meadow ant - Lasius flavus - Extremely agile and durable insect
Workers and males are 3 to 4 mm long, while the queen is 7 to 9 mm long. The size of the colony reaches several thousand. These ants lead a subterranean lifestyle, feeding on the honeydew of the root aphids they grow. Interestingly, crustaceans Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii live in their nests, feeding on the remains of honeydew.