• Biology:

    Four stages, Egg, Larva, Pupa and adult.

    Complete Metamorphosis:

    Colony:

    Ants are very social insect’s lives in colonies with different divisions as queen, soldiers, and workers. Each of them performs different specific jobs for the survival of colony.

    Swarmers:

    These are winged males who usually come out in spring to mate and develop a new colony.

    Identification of colony workers, soldiers, early growth stages and queen.

    Difference between Ants and Termite swarmers.

    Explain with diagrams, pictures and distinctions.

    New colony:

    Swarming, budding and moving.

    Foraging and feeding:

    Workers find food and bring back to colony to feed all occupants. Food preference varies with time of year and availability.

    Identification of ant species, bait for ants and collect sample.

    Proper identification of ant type is very important to control them.

    Entry:

    Ants can enter your home from tiniest cracks, crevices, looking for water, sweet in the kitchen.

    Scent Trails:

    Ants leave transparent chemical behind so other ants can follow them to the food source.

    Nest Locations:

    Ants have the ability to nest anywhere your house; walls, lawns, stump and even under foundations.

    Some major types of Ant are following:

    • Acrobat Ant
    • Allegnemy Mound Ant
    • Argentine Ant
    • Bigheaded Ant
    • Carpenter Ant
    • Citronella Ant
    • Field Ant
    • Fire Ant
    • Ghost Ant
    • Harvester Ant
    • Moisture Ant
    • Odorous Ant
    • Pavement Ant
    • Pharaoh Ant
    • Thief Ant