Argentine Ant - Casner Exterminating
Central Coast 800-655-4044 Ventura County 800-689-5455

Argentine Ant

December 8, 2014

Family Structure

  • Multiple queens (as many as 8 for every 1,000 workers)
  • Queens forage for food along with workers

Appearance

  • Dark color

Where Found

  • Native: South America
  • Transported to South Africa, New Zealand, Japan, Easter Island, Australia, Hawaii, Europe, and the United States.

Habitat

  • Nest in colonies

Characteristics

  • Common household pests
  • Enter structures in search of food or water (particularly when it is dry or hot) or to find shelter from flooded nests when it is raining heavily

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Contact us for help with an Argentine Ant problem. You may also call either our Central Coast office or our Ventura County office.

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