Pavement Ant Facts
- Typically no longer than 1/8th of an inch; yellowish brown to dark brown in color.
- Acrobat Ants are yellowish brown to dark brown in color.
- Outdoors Acrobat Ants typically nest near moisture sources and in dead or decaying wood.
Pavement ants are nuisance pests found primarily in the northeastern US and throughout Canada. Their name derives from their tendency to build nests underneath and inside the cracks of sidewalks, driveways and slab foundations. As aggressive colonizers, they often wage war against nearby colonies in the summertime, leaving behind hundreds of small, dark corpses across concrete surfaces in the aftermath of the conflict.