Ants in Indiana

Several ant species are native to Indiana. The common big black ants here are the biting carpenter ants. If you see large red ants in the state, they are fire ants, in all likelihood. The tiny red ants found here are mostly Formica ants. Indiana also has an invasive ant, namely, the Asian needle ant.

Types of Ants in Indiana

Ants That Bite

  • Carpenter Ants
  • Thief Ant
  • Pavement Ants
  • Fire Ants
  • Formica Ants
  • Little Black Ant
  • Asian Needle Ant

Ants That Don’t Bite

Ants by Colors

Red Ants: Fire Ants

Black Ants: Carpenter Ants, little black ant