Big-Headed Ant Facts
- Typically Big-Headed Ants are no longer than 1/4 to 1/8 of an inch in length.
- Big-Headed Ants are reddish brown in color.
- Nest in soil or rotten wood outdoors; rarely infest homes but may enter in search of food.
Bigheaded ants get their name from the appearance of the major workers – they have very large heads in relation to their bodies. Depending on the species, their color ranges from yellow to dark reddish-brown.