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Flying ants are typically carpenter ants, which can bite. Their jaws are strong, and they inject formic acid into the puncture, which causes a burning feeling around the wound area. A carpenter ant bite causes a pea-size... More »

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Flying ants, also called winged ants, can be exterminated with insecticides readily available at stores. Winged ants are the only members of a colony that can reproduce. If winged ants are seen in a house during the wint... More »

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Flying ants, also referred to as winged carpenter ants, are attracted to sweets, grease, meat and fat. Winged ants also tend to swarm after heavy rain storms. When winged ants emerge from walls, ceilings or crawl spaces,... More »

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Flying ants, also referred to as winged carpenter ants, are attracted to sweets, grease, meat and fat. Winged ants also tend to swarm after heavy rain storms. When winged ants emerge from walls, ceilings or crawl spaces,... More »

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Some species of ants include carpenter ants and pavements ants. Carpenter ants are named after the fact that they build nests inside wood, and pavement ants get their name because they prefer to live in cracks in or unde... More »

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According to PawNation.com, black carpenter ants can bite people. Typically, black ants are considered more docile than red ants. However, when black carpenter ants feel threatened, they deliver a sharp bite. More »

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There are many factors that differentiate carpenter ants from other species. Besides common black carpenter ants, some species are yellow or red. They are the most substantial species of ants that are commonly seen in ho... More »

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