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Pavement ants (Tetramorium caespitum) aka "the sugar ant" is one of the most commonly seen ants in North America, being well adapted to urban and suburban habitats.
Pharaoh Ant (Monomorium pharaonis) Control of Pharaoh ants is difficult, due to their nesting in inaccessible areas. The Pharaoh ant is a major indoor pest in the United States. The ant has the ability to survive most conventional household pest control treatments and to establish colonies throughout a building. More than just the food it consumes or spoils, this ant is considered a serious pest simply due to its ability for "getting into things." Pharaoh ants are reported to have even penetrated the security of laboratories .
There are close to 12,000 species of ants on the planet, these are he most common in the Northeast
Carpenter Ants become active in the spring (March/April) and remain active through the early fall (September/October). During the winter, ants become inactive and hibernate in their nest to survive the cold. The habitat where carpenter ants are most common include areas abundant in mature hardwood trees typified by older, well-established suburban neighborhoods.Carpenter ants are most active at night. Unlike Termites they do not eat wood but can cause significant damage if left untreated .
There are over 12,000 Ant species in the world that outweigh all humans. If you need some thing identified send a picture to email@example.com