European Fire Ant

Category: Ants

Scientific Name: Formicidae


Color: Reddish brown
Size: 3/16 of an inch

Region: Found throughout the United States

Important Considerations:

  • These ants are aggressive and will sting when disturbed.
  • Stings from these ants can cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
  • These ants very rarely enter structures.

Where to Find Them on Your Property?

These ants are found outside, as they are landscape pests. Nests are often found in areas of high humidity, such as along roots and under logs or other debris.