Manica ants are a genus of aggressive predatory ants commonly found in Europe, Asia, North America and other continents.They are known for their large size, ranging from 5 to 25 millimeters in length, and distinctive long, slender mandibles. These ants are highly social and form colonies that can contain thousands of individuals. They are efficient hunters, often preying on other insects and small invertebrates. Manica ants are also known for their organized raiding behavior, where they work together to overwhelm and subdue prey.