Formica exsecta Queen (image) University of Exeter Share Print E-Mail Caption Ant queens stay close to home in their hunt for a mate and as a result produce thousands of inbred offspring. Credit Emma Vitikainen Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.