Myrm's Ant Nest

An educational website about species of ant found in Britain

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise.”

– Proverbs 6:6

Explore The World of the Ant

Learn about ants and their world. Learn what they eat, how they build their nests, how their colony is started, and much more.

My ant videos

Lasius umbratus

My Lasius umbratus colony is seen here at the entrance to their nest, as they go about their daily business.

Lasius niger Queen

This queen's first generation workers take over the care of the brood and nest. They attend to her every need.