Pavement Ants: Pavement ants are small, dark-colored ants that often build their nests in cracks or gaps in pavement, sidewalks, and driveways. They are known for their scavenging behavior.
Carpenter Ants: Carpenter ants are larger ants that can be black, brown, or reddish. They are known for excavating wood to build their nests.
Red Imported Fire Ants: These aggressive ants have a reddish-brown color and can deliver painful stings. They are known for building large, dome-shaped mounds in open areas like lawns.
Odorous House Ants: Odorous house ants are small, dark brown to black ants that emit a foul odor when crushed. They are often found foraging for sweets and can be a nuisance in homes.
Thief Ants: Thief ants are tiny, pale yellow to light brown ants that are known for stealing food from other ant nests. They are often found in close proximity to other ant species.
Harvester Ants: Harvester ants are medium-sized ants with reddish-brown to black coloring. They are known for collecting seeds and can be found in open, sandy areas.