Florida Carpenter Ant Facts

Typically Florida Carpenter Ants are 5/8th of an inch in length.

Florida Carpenter Ants can be black, red or light to dark brown in color.

Florida Carpenter Ants destroy wood and feed on other insects causing as much damage or, in some cases, more than caused by termites.

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There is no sting and they do not carry disease, but Florida carpenter ant workers can bite and spray formic acid for defense against predators.

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