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Carpenter Ants in Las Vegas

Physical Characteristics of Carpenter Ants

  • Carpenter ants can range in size from 3.4 to 13 mm long.
  • The most common color of carpenter ants are black but some can be shades of red or yellow depending on species.
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Carpenter Ant Behavior

  • Carpenter ants can live outdoor and indoors in moist areas usually in old rotting wood.
  • They will dig into the wood grain and form their nests inside. Most species of carpenter ants will forage for food during night time.
  • When carpenter ants find food sources they leave a trail of pheromones from the source to the nest to increase the strength of the foraging trail.

Carpenter Ant Food Sources

  • Carpenter ants are foragers, common food sources include honeydew from aphids and nectar from other plants.
  • Carpenter ants will pretty much eat anything humans eat as well as other insects.

Carpenter Ant Life Cycle

  • A full functional colony can take 3 to 6 years to be established.
  • The life cycle of a carpenter ant can be anywhere from 6 to 12 weeks from egg to adult.
  • Carpenter ant queens can live up to 25 years while laying thousands of eggs in their lifetime.

Carpenter Ant Information and Warnings

  • Be on the look out for wood debris mixed with parts of dead ants.
  • Carpenter ants are not aggressive but if their nests are disturbed, they will bite to defend themselves.
  • Carpenter ants are known to be one of the bigger species, their bite can break the skin but they are not poisonous to humans.

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