Crazy Ants

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Crazy Ant Facts

  • Typically no longer than 1/8th of an inch in length and are black.
  • Outdoors they can be found nesting in cracks and crevices, feeding on animal matter, greases and sweets.

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Crazy ants can be found year-round all over the U.S. Crazy ants are a very difficult type of ant to control and are generally found outdoors in southern climates and indoors in the northern ones. They can live in both moist and dry habitats, often nesting in small cracks and crevices and have been known to infest a/c units, often short circuiting them. Crazy ants are black and measure ⅛ of an inch in length and get their name from the erratic behavior and often frantic movements they display.

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