The Earth consists of how many ant species?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 weeks ago

The Earth consists of how many ant species?
 
(a) 100,000
 
(b) 20,000
 
(c) 200,000
 
(d) 2000
 
I had been asked this question in quiz.
 
The origin of the question is Biodiversity Basics in chapter Biodiversity and Conservation of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 weeks ago

Correct choice is (b) 20,000
 
The explanation: Ants are eusocial (highly social) insects. They live together in organized colonies. There are approximately 20,000 species of ants on the Earth.