synonymous with thoughts that crawl out of the subconscious (underground) and hinder the dreamer's life.
stinging: intrusive thoughts of an instinctual nature.
killing, exterminating: the liquidation of thoughts of an instinctual nature and the relaxation of the mind through more meaningful activity (often profit).
queen ant: symbolizes the central idea of the "self," from which all other ideas evolve.
anthill: from a certain perspective the order of an anthill can be synonymous with human society.
the unconscious uses examples of social insects to show the dreamer that the individual is nothing and can only exist in a society; such dreams of ants, termites, bees and other social insects should be one of the aspects that suppress egotistical views.