Lets meet our most common ants:
Hello! In this guide, we will introduce you to some of our most common ants and help you learn a little bit about them. Are you ready? Let’s get started …
What are ants?
The scientific classification of ants is as follows:
- Common name: Ants
- Class Insecta
- Order: Hymenoptera
- Family: Formicidae
A few ant facts:
Here is a quick overview of some ant facts and features:
- There are over 12,000 species of ants on this planet
- We have 50 species of ants in the UK, but only 5 are common.
- Ants live in groups called armies or colonies
- They are divided into 4 castes: queens, males, workers and soldiers.