Aztecs reduced the eggs of these ants to a powder and inserted them into the ear to alleviate ear aches and mixed the powder into juice for toothaches (Safford, 1922).
Corrie Moreau marked "Benefits" as trusted on the "Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus (Smith F., 1877)" page.
over 3 years ago
Appears under "Benefits"
Petra Sierwald, Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History, 2010 REU Program
Sara E. Zufan
Corrie S. Moreau, Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History
Benjamin E. Rubin, Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History
Average rating: 4.0 of 5
Become part of the EOL community—sign up for the EOL Newsletter today
Become part of the EOL community!
Join EOL now
Already a member?
Visit the Biodiversity Heritage Library