Acrobat AntAcrobat Ant

Acrobat Ants get their name from the habit of holding their abdomens above their thorax when disturbed. There are several different species of these ants found throughout the United States. Learn More – Click Here

Big-Headed AntBig-Headed Ant

The Big Headed Ant is often misidentified and confused with either a pharaoh ant or a fire ant worker. All of these ants have 2 nodes between their abdomen and thorax, are yellow to reddish brown in color and have a three section club antenna. Learn More – Click Here

Caribbean Crazy AntCaribbean Crazy Ant

The Caribbean Crazy Ant for many years has been a nuisance to the east coast of Florida. We now have the Caribbean Crazy Ant here in Southwest Florida. his ant resembles a small fire ant in appearance but is harmless and does not sting or bite.  Learn More – Click Here

Crazy AntCrazy Ant

Ants can be a nuisance here in Southwest Florida and one of the most persistent pest problems is the Crazy Ant. This is a small brown to black ant about 1/10th inch long with a tremendous amount of energy. Learn More – Click Here

Carpenter AntCarpenter Ant

FED UP! Tired of seeing Carpenter Ants in your home? Sick of spraying those awful smelling insecticides? Trying to kill off what seems to be a never ending army of silent invaders? Learn More – Click Here

destructor-antDestructor Ant

The Destructor Ant can be identified by the top of its head and thorax, which has fine transverse wrinkles and a dark colored gaster, leaving the head, thorax, and legs a lighter color. Learn More – Click Here

ant-elongated-treeElongated Tree Ant

The Elongated Tree Ant is an isolated species of Southern Florida. This wasp-like in appearance stinging Mexican ant species is about half an inch long and is an attractively colored orange and black. Learn More – Click Here

Floricola AntFloricola Ant

The Floricola Ant may be found inside structures, compared with the Destructor Ant being found most often outside a building. Both of these species are found here in Southwest Florida and naturally occur outdoors. Learn More – Click Here

ant-fire-importedImported Fire Ant

The Imported Fire Ant is the most aggressive fire ant for its sting and destruction of property. This ant is found from Southern Florida west to Texas and as far north as Virginia. Learn More – Click Here

 

ant-fire-littleLittle Fire Ant

The Little Fire Ant gets its name from its very painful sting. However, it is not closely related to the true fire ants which belong to the group of fire ants from Central and South America. Learn More – Click Here

ant-ghostGhost Ant

The Ghost Ant has become the number one pest ant found in Southwest Florida. This ant is identified by the worker ants running erratically and rapidly on a set trail that can be traced back to the nest. Learn More – Click Here

ant-odorous-houseOdorous House Ant

The Odorous House Ant is a common household pest distributed nearly throughout the U.S. This brownish to black ant is frequently confused with the argentine ant but can be easily distinguished by its darker color. Learn More – Click Here

ant-pharaohPharaoh Ant

The first thing you need to know is Pharaoh ants have multiple queen colonies. Each colony can have one hundred queens or more and up to one million workers, and there may be more than one colony around your home. Learn More – Click Here

SMALL HONEY ANT 1Small Honey Ant

This small ant is only an occasional pest inside structures. They do not regularly build colonies within homes or businesses. Small Honey Ants build their colonies in the open shaded areas of your lawn, under concrete slabs, under stones, and landscaping beds. Learn More – Click Here

ant-pyramidPyramid Ant

The Pyramid Ant is a native species to Florida and is common throughout the southern United States. They receive their name from the distinctive pyramid like elevation on the back of their thorax. Learn More – Click Here

ant-white-footWhite Footed Ant

The White Footed ant is native to tropical Asia, but has been inadvertently introduced into South Florida. The White Footed Ant arrived in the Homestead area of Florida in 1986, followed by rapidly spreading up and out expanding throughout the rest of South Florida. Learn More – Click Here