BLACK GARDEN ANT

SPECIES OVERVIEW

The black garden ant, otherwise known just ‘black ant’ is one of the most common ant species found. They are a very active, fast moving ant, who are as equally adaptable as they are tough.  Thriving in a wide range of areas , the black ant lives in large colonies. consisting of a queen and many workers.

Black garden ants eat anything from leftovers, soft fruits, seeds, to other small insects. They can also frequently be seen farming honeydew farmed from aphids around gardens and vegetation

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KEY FEATURES

Strengths: 

+ Strong mandibles with high damage

+ Strength in numbers 

+ Tough carapace armour

+ Excellent senses

+ Highly developed social abilities

+ Fast

+ Many metamorphosis paths available

+ Males can fly

+ Can farm aphids

Weaknesses:

- Can be weaker one on one

- Rely on the colony for safety

- Without the queen, all is lost

- Need to provide food to the colony

Life Cycle:

Egg > Larvae > Pupae > Worker/Soldier/Reproductive > King/Queen

Biome

Forest/Jungle climate

Nests

Underground in large colonies

Food

Live insects, dead insects, nectar, seeds, fruit 

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