Ants Ants

Ants are found across the entire U.S. in different shapes, colors and sizes. In fact, ants are the number one nuisance pest in America. Ants are found in nearly every kind of environment - commercial and residential.

Pest Details


Ants are typically made up of antenna, head, thorax and abdomen. Ants can vary in color from yellow to red to black.

Interesting Fact

Once ants find a food source, they leave an invisible chemical trail containing pheromones for others to follow. They can also smell using their antennae.

Behavior and Diet

Ants are social insects that will nest in a number of places in and around your home. Because ant species can differ widely in food requirements and behaviors, it is important to understand the species before choosing a treatment.  Information about the different act species can be found below.

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Types of Household Ants

Carpenter Ants

Resides both outdoors and indoors.

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Thief Ants

Thief Ants have a small stinger

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Pavement Ant

Pavement ants have pale legs and antennae.

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Pharaoh Ant

Pharaoh Ants have parallel lines on head and thorax.

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