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Different Types of Ants


There are Different Types of Ants present on the Earth, So let us check out some of the  information on various kinds of Ants to know more about it. An Ant is one type of insect, Ants are small animals (Insects) and they are likely to be found in an anthill. Ants are usually social insects and usually lives in a complex social colony with one or more breeding queens, ants are very strong.

Ants are the members of formicidae family with dark brown to black in color. They belongs to Anthraphoda phylum. Order Hymenoptera and sub order Apocrita. Ants don't have gills.The are smaller than birds. Ants are likely to to be found in pantry crawling near sugar. Sometimes they are also found on the beach.  Ant is a hymenopterous insect, they are also known by the name emmet and pismire. Other types of ants are: Slave make ant, carpenter ant, wood ant, bulldog ant, fire ant, army ant, slave ant, mountant, pharaoh ant,white ant, bull ant, thief ant, nuisance ants, mound-building ants etc.,

To know more about ants colonies they may be studied by maitaining them in formicaria, where the travelling between two formicaria through connecting tubing is studied.