View Winged Baby Flying Ants Gif. Ants that fly aren't some kind of genetic mutation. Otherwise known as alates, flying ants are simply ants that are sexually mature.
These winged ants often are called alates, swarmers or reproductives. During this period you may have noticed an increase in activity from winged ants around your home and business. Find out more about why and when flying ants appear.
Flying ants are not a separate species of ants.
Then when i got home i decided to make the most of the last ray of sunshine and sit out in the garden. Otherwise called flying ants, winged ants are those ants, who develop wings during the mating season. These winged ants often are called alates, swarmers or reproductives. The colony starts with one or more mated queens.