Even in winter, you might not be able to escape ants. In fact, these pests could be crawling around inside your home in order to stay warm and have plenty of food. Find out how to identify them, so you can get professional Carlsbad pest control services to eliminate them.
These ants are named for the odd way they raise their abdomen when they’re excited. They can get into homes either from the ground or near roofs if there are trees nearby.
Little Black Ants
These tiny ants have a shiny, black appearance. You might find them invading your pantry or other parts of your home where they’re likely to find food.
These ants are known for having an unusually large head compared to the rest of their body. Though they mainly live outside, some find their way indoors during winter.
Pavement ants are small and typically have black or brown coloring. While you’re more likely to see them outdoors, they sometimes invade homes and nest inside walls.
Odorous House Ants
These small ants are a dark reddish-brown color. They get their name from the unpleasant odor they give off, which has been described as rotten coconut.
Carpenter ants are one of the larger ant species in New Mexico. These ants are usually black and are known for damaging wood while nesting in homes.
If your home has ants, please contact Action Pest and Weed Management for Carlsbad pest control.