Information contained on this page is provided by NewsUSA, an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.(NewsUSA/National Pest Management Association ) - If ants have ever invaded your picnic basket or tasted a sticky snack on your countertop, you have undoubtedly encountered some of the everyday ants. However, with more than 700 ant species, it is not just the "common" ants that are causing problems. There are a host of non-native ants that are wreaking havoc across the country.