Internal Ant Anatomy
Brain - Allows the ant to remember, think and react to its environment.
Stomach - where the ant digests its own food with acids.
Rectum - holds the waste products which will be deposited in the colonies designated waste area.
Poison glands - holds formic acid, which is sprayed andor injected as a defensive or attacking system.
Dufour’s gland - is believed to partly be involved with the production of chemicals that guide other ants and perhaps the attraction of mates.