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Identifying Fire Ants
Fire ants bite will and sting. They are aggressive ants when stinging and injecting their venom, which will causes an uncomfortable and painful burning sensation. Red bumps will form at the sting area, and soon they will become white fluid-filled blistering pustule.
Fire Ant Size, Shape, and Colors
Fire ants will range in size from 1/16" inch to 1/4" inch long depending on the species of Fire ant and the ants part in the colony.
- Fire ants have waists
- Fire ants have bent antennae
- Fire ants also have 6 legs
- Fire ants do have stingers
Fire Ant Locations Geographically
Fire ants are usually found in the southeast.
Fire Ant Nests
Fire ants will build dirt mounds that are round in shape and will range from a few inches to several feet across. Each Fire ant mound will have several entry holes that will go into the mound.