Edible Weaver Ants

Also Called: Tailor Ants, Green Ants or Tree Ants

 

Weaver ants are arboreal dwellers that are best known for their nest building skills and great taste. Weaver ants live high in trees and weave their nests together from leaves.  

Weaver Ants For Sale

WINGED WEAVER ANTS

Weaver ants are lightweight and winged so they make a great topping on salads, soups and with vegetables. Mix them with anything from chocolate to cheese. They even make an addicting finger food.

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Weaver Ants and Humans

WEAVER ANTS & HUMANS

Weaver ants benefit human populations in two unique manners: they provide agricultural benefits, being they provide a manner of pest control for local farmers, and they offer great nutritional value for surrounding human populations.

About Weaver Ants

ABOUT THE WEAVER ANT

The term weaver ant refers to a diverse genus (Oecophylla) of tropical arboreal (tree-dwelling) ants which inhabit South East Asia, Australia, and the Philippines. Weaver ants are usually green, yellow, or red-brown, and…

Harvesting Weaver Ants

Harvesting the Weaver Ant

The harvesting cycle of the weaver ant and it’s larvae stars with a bucket of water, a rope and a long stick. They start by tying the bucket near the middle of the stick or putting the bucket under the bulk of branches on the tree. Next they whack the branches/leaves with the stick until ether big leaves fall or they got enough ants. Then they wipe or shake the ants of the leaves and side of the bucket. After they do that a couple times they drain out the ants from the water and fry them on a pan. This is usually done with oil, onions, peppers or all sorts of flavor add ins or just eaten straight like chips.

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Maine’s first insect dinner served at Portland restaurant

PORTLAND (WGME) — If you can stomach some bugs, then bon appétit.
Maine’s first insect dinner was served Monday at Bao Bao Dumpling House in Portland.

Terry Grasse, Zach Pratt, Keshia Thanephonesy, Taylor Pratt & Lorrawe Boucher

Guests at Bau Bau Dumpling House’s Edible Insect Dinner

View the photo gallery of guests trying their delicious bug dinners!

FUN FACT: Ants are the only non-human species that can teach. Check out the article to the right.

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FUN FACT: Because of their nutritional value weaver ants are sold in Asian markets for twice the price of beef!

The Hardest Bug to Eat is the First One!

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