No one can live in or visit Australia without having personal contact with ants.
This site is the source for information on Australian ants.
It provides information on these fascinating insects, details on their biology, identification
and distribution, along with an introduction to the published literature.
Habitats - Ants are found everywhere, from coastal mangroves to the highest
peaks of the Australian Alps. And they are hardly shy. They happily
live in our busiest cities and nest in our houses. more...
Nests - Ant homes can be huge with tens of thousands of workers and extensive
mounds, or small with only a handful of workers clustered together in small cavities
between rocks or inside twigs. more...
Unique - While many Australian ants are found everywhere, others are among
the rarest invertebrates in Australia. Numerous species have been encountered fewer
than 10 times, and several are known from only one or two specimens. more...