Ant Species

Tetramorium Caespitum Pavement Ant

Tetramorium Caespitum also known as the Pavement Ant.   Identification of┬áTetramorium Caespitum Pavement Ants.   Pavement ants also are known as Tetramorium Caespitum can grow up to 1/6 of an inch┬álong. They have a dark brown colour and sometimes black.

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Formica Rufa (Red Wood Ant)

  Formica Rufa the Red Wood Ant.   Formica Rufa also commonly know as a southern wood ant or red wood ants is a very aggressive species of ant. It is a very active species of ant which is pretty

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Myrmica Rubra

Myrmica Rubra Ants.   Known as: European fire ant Lives: Europe, northwestern US and Canada Habitat: moist places like grasslands or forests Nest: in soil, under stones Size: workers 4 – 6 mm, queen 5 – 7,5mm   Myrmica Rubra

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Camponotus Herculeanus

Camponotus Herculeanus Ants   Lives: in Europe mainly in mountain areas Habitat: woods and alpine grassland Nest: in rotten stumps and logs but also under rocks Size: workers 5-12mm, queen 14-16mm This ant species is suitable for beginners. They are

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Red Head Messor Barbarus Care Sheet

Red Head Messor Barbarus Information Known as: Harvester Ant / Messor Barbarus Lives: Mediterranean, Europe and North Africa Habitat: Parks, Forests and Gardens. Nest : Soil Nests under ground or under pavement. Size: Queen 14 to 18mm, Workers: 3 to

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Lasius Flavus – Yellow Meadow Ant

The Shy Meadow Ant Lasius Flavus   About the Lasius Flavus Yellow Meadow Ant   The Lasius Flavus also known as the yellow meadow ant. Is a very common species in Europe and the United Kingdom. They are sometimes easily

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Lasius Niger – Black Garden Ant

The Lasius Niger commonly known as the black garden ant or black ant, is by far the most common species across Europe and the united kingdom. It is a very fast moving ant. They can be very active with lots

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