Types of Ants

Learn about the most common types of ants found in Southern Nevada. If you notice any of these ants in your home, don’t hesitate to call Tri-X Pest Control for a FREE inspection and fast service! 

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Fire Ants

A tropical American ant that has a painful and venomous sting.

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Argentine Ants

This South American ant is known to travel to its destination through coffee ships.

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Black Ants

The most common type of ant.

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Odorous Ants

Odorous Ants are known for their distinct smell which has been to smell of rotting cocnut.

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Velvety Ants

Velvet Ants aren’t ants at all, but rather wingless female wasps that resemble ants. Velvet Ants are also known as cow-killers because of their painful sting.

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Harvester Ants

Harvester Ants get their name from their behavior of collecting seeds as their primary source of food. Red Harvester Ants can deliver a powerful sting.

Keeping Your Home Ant Free

All species of ants have three things in common: the need for food, shelter, and water. Using a household ant killer only takes care of a small portion of the ant infestation for a temporary amount of time. Colonies of ants and their queens can live six feet underground and will continue to reproduce. Professional ant pest control is necessary and Tri-X will be there to help you determine the source of the ant infestation and get rid of the problem for good.

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