Not only do ants eat termites, but ants are one of the primary predators of this wood-eating insect. Sometimes ants help control termite populations depending upon the relative size of the two colonies and other availabl... More »

Carpenter ants have a varied diet, feeding on sugar, meat and other insects. They also eat honeydew, a secretion from aphids. They are sometimes thought to eat wood, but this is untrue; instead, they chew and dig out gal... More »

Carpenter ants typically have four wings with rounded tips, while termites have longer, pointed wings. Carpenter ants also have front wings that are larger than the back wings, while termite wings are equal in length. More »

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Although flying ants and flying termites look quite similar, it is possible to tell the two species apart by looking at the insect's antennae, wings and abdomen. One easy way is to look at the number of body segments, as... More »

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Army ants eat nearly any small animal or insect in their path. They are group predators that move in waves and eat everything that does not fly or run away. Snakes, spiders, lizards and insects that they encounter are al... More »

According to Encyclopædia Britannica, the anteater is a toothless, insectivorous mammal that lives in tropical areas of Central and South America and feeds mostly on ants and termites. Featuring a small mouth and a long ... More »

The differences between flying ants and flying termites are in three body parts: the wings, the waist and the antennae. Flying ants have a pinched middle section, or waist, while termites have a broader mid-section that ... More »

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