Here you can find Information on some of the many ant species from all around the world.
For beginners we recommend ants of the keeping class 1 (HK 1) such as Lasius niger, which are very robust. Ant species of (HK 2) are more sensitive to climate and stress. (HK 3) is only suitable for very experienced ant keepers.
The risk classes (RK) indicate a risk of danger. Also here we recommend beginners the (RK 1). Dangers can mean stings, damage to buildings or the ecosystem.