Florida Carpenter Ants

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Florida Carpenter Ant Facts

  • Typically Florida Carpenter Ants are 5/8th of an inch in length.
  • Florida Carpenter Ants can be black, red or light to dark brown in color.
  • Florida Carpenter Ants destroy wood and feed on other insects causing as much damage or, in some cases, more than caused by termites.

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Florida Carpenter Ant Bites & Treatment

There is no sting and they do not carry disease, but Florida carpenter ant workers can bite and spray formic acid for defense against predators.

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