Ants

Ants

Carpenter Ant

Appearance
carpenter ant

Among the largest of ants, 1/4- to 3/8-inch long. Color varies depending on species, from red to black or a combination. The most common species is black.

Acrobat Ant

Appearance
acrobat ant

Distinctive heart-shaped abdomen when viewed from above. 1/8- to 1/4-inch; black, dark brown, or red and black.

Argentine Ant

Appearance
argentine ant

Brown to light brown; shiny. About 1/10-inch long.

Big Headed Ant

Appearance
big headed ant

Light brown to dark reddish brown; 1/16- to 1/8-inch long.

Odorous House Ant

Appearance
odorous house ant

Brown; about 1/8 inch long.

Pavement Ant

Appearance
pavement ant

Dark brown to blackish; about 1/8 inch long.

Pharaoh Ant

Appearance
pharaoh ant

Yellow to reddish; very small, 1/16- to 1/8-inch long.

Thief Ant

Appearance
thief ant

Golden-yellow; one of the smallest ants, 1/16- to 1/8-inch long.

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