Pavement Ants – A Quick Guide

Pavement ant

Pavement ants, Tetramorium immigrans, are originally from Europe but since introduced into North America. They are also known as immigrant ants. They are small ants, only measuring about 0.3 cm … Read more

Black Carpenter Ants – A Quick Guide

Black carpenter ant

Black carpenter ants, Camponotus pennsylvanicus, are found across North America. How did the carpenter ant get its name? They nest inside wood. Named after their behavior of chewing into wood … Read more

Black Cocktail Ants – A Quick Guide

Cocktail ant

Black cocktail ants, Crematogaster peringueyi, are found in Southern Africa. They are about 5 cm (0.2 inches) in length. Do black cocktail ants have nests? These species have very distinctive … Read more

Yellow Crazy Ants – A Quick Guide

Yellow crazy ants, Anoplolepis gracilipes, are also known as long-legged ants. They originate in Asia and are now found in many tropical regions. Are yellow crazy ants an invasive species? … Read more

Pharaoh Ants – A Quick Guide

Pharaoh ant

The pharaoh ant, Monomorium pharaonis, is found worldwide. How did the pharaoh ant get its name? They are named after the plagues of Egypt. Found in the book of Exodus … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Carpet Ants?

Ant’s are constantly crawling on your carpet. But you’re not sure how to get rid of them. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we’ll go over how … Read more