The most common species of ants found in Southeast Michigan include the carpenter ant, the odorous house ant, and the pavement ant. Carpenter ants are known for their ability to damage wood and are typically black or dark brown in color. Odorous house ants are brown or black in color and emit a strong odor when crushed. Pavement ants are smaller in size and are commonly found in cracks in sidewalks or driveways. All of these ant species can be a nuisance when they enter homes or businesses in search of food and shelter. If you are experiencing an ant infestation, Pest xclusion pros can provide effective treatment options and preventative measures to keep your home or business ant-free.
Size: 3.4 to 13 mm
Carpenter ants are a common pest in Michigan that can cause structural damage to homes and buildings. They typically nest in moist wood and can be identified by their large size and reddish-black coloration. Carpenter ants feed on a variety of food sources including other insects, sweets, and proteins. They can also be attracted to moisture, so proper moisture control is important in preventing infestations. While they do not transmit diseases, they can cause significant damage to wooden structures over time. If you suspect a carpenter ant infestation, contact Pest Xclusion Pros for professional treatment options.
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Size: 2.6 to 3.2 mm
Acrobat ants are a type of ant species that are known for their unique behavior of raising their abdomen over their head when disturbed, like an acrobat. These ants are small and usually dark brown or black in color. They are attracted to sweet and sugary foods and can invade homes in search of food sources. Inside homes, acrobat ants can build their nests in insulation, walls, and voids. They are not typically aggressive, but they can become a nuisance if they establish colonies in your home. Proper sanitation and sealing of entry points can help prevent infestations, but if you suspect an acrobat ant infestation, it is best to seek professional pest control services.
Size: 1/16 to 1/8 inch
Odorous house ants are a common household pest in Michigan that are attracted to moisture and food sources in homes. They are small in size and dark brown or black in color with a strong, pungent odor when crushed. Odorous house ants feed on a variety of food sources including sweets, meats, and other insects. They are not known to transmit diseases, but their presence can be a nuisance and their colonies can quickly grow in size if left untreated. Proper sanitation and moisture control can help prevent infestations, but if you suspect an odorous house ant infestation, contact Pest Xclusion Pros for professional treatment options.
Size: 2 mm
Pharaoh ants are a type of small ant that can infest homes and be difficult to control. Attempting to treat a pharaoh ant infestation on your own can cause the ants to scatter and create multiple satellite colonies, making the problem much worse. It is best to contact a professional. Pest Xclusion Pros is here to help.
Size: 2.5 to 3 mm
Pavement ants are a common ant species found in Michigan. They typically nest outdoors in cracks in pavement or concrete, but can also be found inside homes or businesses. Pavement ants feed on a variety of food sources including insects, seeds, and sweet substances like honeydew. While they do not pose any direct harm to humans, they can be a nuisance when they enter properties in search of food and shelter. Proper sanitation and sealing entry points can help to deter pavement ants. If you suspect an infestation, contact Pest xclusion pros for effective treatment options.
Size: 1.5 to 4 mm (workers are 1.5 to 2.5 mm)
The little black ant is a common ant species found in many homes in Michigan. As their name suggests, these ants are small and typically dark in color. They are attracted to sweet and fatty foods and can enter homes through cracks and crevices in search of food sources. Little black ants are known for their ability to establish multiple satellite colonies, which can make them difficult to control. While they are not known to cause any harm to humans, they can become a nuisance if they infest homes. If you suspect a little black ant infestation, it is best to contact a professional pest control company. Attempting to treat a little black ant infestation on your own may worsen the problem.