Common Garden Ant/Black Ant
Temperate species living in soil, under paving stones, wall cavities of dwellings.
Some Important Facts about Ants
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT A TYPICAL ANT COLONY
- Worker ants are constantly foraging any available food i.e. other insects and sweet substances.
- One queen per nest and new nests with new queens are started each year.
- An eruption of flying ants are the new queens emerging from the existing nest to start new ant colonies.
- These can be treated with an approved pesticide. .