BLACK HOUSEHOLD ANT
These are common house ants and are found in and around all built-up areas. They are found nesting in paths, wall cavities, roof voids, fences, woodwork, masonry, soil and rotted wood. These ants are shiny black in colour with a pale tarsi. Their bodies are long and slender and they are usually 2.5-3.0mm in length. These ants have chewing mouthparts.