A common ant that lives in some parts of North America and all over Europe. They are considered pests by many people. They are vegetarian and but prefers the sugars that the plant contain. They live in large colonies with a single queen like the bees, they have different type of workers that do jobs around the colony. There are guards, foragers, caretakers, the queen and builders. The rivalry of the black garden ants is other ants and the of course the termite.