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.
Florida Carpenter Ant Bites & Treatment
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.