Scientific Name: Manica rubida
Taxonomic Classification: Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Arthropoda, Class Insecta, Order Hymenoptera, Family Formicidae, Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Myrmicini, Genus Manica.
Geographic Distribution: Manica rubida is primarily found in Europe, including countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and other European countries.
Physical Characteristics: Manica rubida is a medium to large-sized ant, with workers measuring around 6-8 mm in length. Their body is dark red to reddish-brown in color, with a distinct head and abdomen. They have strong mandibles and long, slender legs.
Behavior: Manica rubida is a species of ant that forms colonies with a high degree of organization. They are known for their aggressive and defensive behavior. They primarily feed on small insects and flower nectar. They build their nests in the ground and can move quickly in search of food.
Conservation Status: There is no specific information available on the conservation status of this species.
Additional Notes: Manica rubida is a common species of ant found in various habitats in Europe. Their aggression and ability to form well-organized colonies are notable characteristics. They are often found in open areas, meadows, forests, and gardens.