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 » Pets & Animals Bugs Ants

Flying ants can be distinguished from other flying insects thanks to their hind wings being smaller than their front wings, their elbowed antennae and their thin waists that narrow at the thorax. Other winged insets, suc... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Ants

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 » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects
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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 » Pets & Animals Bugs Ants

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 » Pets & Animals Bugs Ants

Kill carpenter ants by using boric acid, an odorless and non-staining compound available in dry powder or liquid form, writes Orkin. Puff the boric acid into cracks or crevices that carpenter ants use to navigate around ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Ants

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 » Pets & Animals Bugs Ants