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Whether large or small, ants can be a major nuisance for homeowners. Several types of ants make their home in New Mexico, and some of these are common in the Carlsbad area. Find out more about common types of problem ants that you might need Carlsbad New Mexico pest control services for if they invade your home.

Legionary Ants

Also known as army ants, these ants have tiny eyes and are known for moving around from place to place rather than settling in one place. Legionary ants have a carnivorous diet and are able to sting if they feel threatened.

Acrobat Ants

Acrobat ants move in odd ways when they’re riled up, which is where their name comes from. These ants look for sweet foods to eat and can bite or sting you. Acrobat ants live in large colonies and can easily get into homes by crawling along branches that brush up against the building.

Little Black Ants

Little black ants tend to stay outside, but they will enter homes on rare occasions. These ants are small and can get into a lot of different areas in search of food. Little black ants are known for forming huge colonies.

Big-headed Ants

Big-headed ants have an unusually large head. These ants typically live outdoors, although they might come inside during the winter months.

If you have an ant problem and need Carlsbad New Mexico pest control, contact Action Pest and Weed Management today.