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 »

Carpenter ants bite when their nests are disturbed. Biting is a defense mechanism for the carpenter ant, which uses its strong wood-cutting mandible to ward off any potential intruders. 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 »

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 »

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 »

According to the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, flying ants come from an established colony in the area where they have been observed. The fliers live there and only come out to fly when it is time to m... More »

Get rid of flying ants by safely and naturally disposing of them with soap, water, honey, borax and aspartame. Equal parts of honey, borax and aspartame can be used to make an effective pesticide once the infestation sou... More »

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