- Color: Dark brown to Shiny Black
- Size: 1/16
- Legs: 6
- Antennae: Yes
- Shape: Segmented, oval
- Region: Southeastern US
Argentine Ants are an invasive species native to Argentina. Now, these ants can be found in many places around the world.
Signs of a Argentine Ant Infestation
The most common sign of an Argentine Ant infestation is witnessing the trails of ants, often traveling up buildings, trees, and homes. The trails are wide and visibly noticeable. These ants also emit a musty odor when crushed.
Argentine Ants Prevention and Control
These ants, like many other pests, are attracted to moisture and food. To protect your home and property you should
- Eliminate any standing water around your property,
- Clean food spills,
- Store food in tightly sealed containers,
- Remove waste regularly.
- Trim trees and bushes back away from the exterior of your home.
Schedule Your Argentine Ant Prevention & Treatment
Certified Pest Solutions offers a free, no-obligation inspection for your home or commercial property. Fill out our free estimate form, or give us a call at 904.406.0946 to schedule an appointment.