Common Ants

Acrobat Ant

  • Length: 1/8 inch.

  • Typically two toned in color with a lighter brown in the front and dark brown or black rear.

  • Spade/Hear shaped abdomen.

  • Attracted to moisture.

  • Length: 1/2-5/8 inch, with large shiney head

  • Can be solid black in color or red & black.

  • Repreoductive's develop wings; usually seen on the window seal.

  • Each ant varies in size but are typically large

Carpenter Ant

Odorous House Ant

  • Length: 1/8 inch.

  • Typically black/brown colored and gets its name from the rotten coconut/banana smell it emits when crushed. 

  • When disturbed they move in erratic patterns.

  • Length: 1/8-1/2 inch.

  • Fire ants usually form large nests above ground.

  • Red and black colored figure.

  • Very aggressive and will sting so approach with caution..

Fire Ant

Rasberry Crazy Ant

  • Length: 1/8 inch.

  • Light brown with darker circles on abdomen

  • Live in both moist and dry habitats and are very versatile.

  • Cover themselves in formic acid which is an antidote to Fire ant venom.