Ants in Kansas

Various ant species can survive the harsh Kansas weather. The most common ants here are the fire ants. While most Kansas ants prefer nesting outdoors, they don’t hesitate to enter homes if the conditions are right. Some of the ants native to the state are non-biting but a nuisance to homes and lawns, while others are more dangerous as they can damage structures or sting or bite if disturbed.

Types of Ants in Kansas

Ants That Bite

  • Fire Ants
  • Pavement Ants
  • Carpenter Ants
  • Field Ants
  • Thief Ant
  • Acrobat Ant
  • Big-headed Ant
  • Cornfield Ants
  • Harvester Ants
  • Legionary Ants
  • Little Black Ant
  • Spine-waisted Ant

Ants That Don’t Bite

Ants by Colors

Red Ants: Fire Ants