What kinds of ants have the largest colonies?



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    A breed known as the driver ant has the largest colonies of any social insects.

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    Ant colonies usually fight each other, but some species don’t. The result is supercoloniality, where ants mix freely between nests. Such supercolonies can be really huge – Argentine ants had one with millions of nests spanning the Southern Europe’s coast for over 6,000 km. There are similar ones on a smaller scale in Japan and California. In fact, all of these together were termed a megacolony, as the ants from all of them were proven not to show aggression to each other.

    Here’s what an Argentine ant looks like:

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