Pamapardu is the Aboriginal word Warlpiri people use in Central Australia for Flying ant. Pampardu Jukurrpa (Dreaming) is of significance. In the Dreamtime it is said that Pamapardu build large termite mounds called Mingkirri. After rain the Pampardu emerged from their nests in search of new homes. Once they have successfully done so their wings are discarded.

Aboriginal word glossary