Britain has around 50 types of ant, including the black garden ant, which does not bite humans, and red and flying ants that do.Where?:
Ants like warm weather and are more commonly found in the south.Bites:
Although they belong to the wasp and bee family, their sting is different. They will give you a nip and squirt their poison, formic acid, onto the wound.
Plenty of effective off-the-shelf insecticides.
Unless you are allergic to their poison and have an anaphylactic reaction, you should be safe.
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