Ants in Maryland

Ants can be a real nuisance when they invade your home. There are around 55 species of Maryland ants. But not all are that common. If you want to prevent these pests from getting indoors, identifying the common ones is the key. This article could help you in that direction.

The big black ants of Maryland are usually the carpenter ants. If you are seeing big red ants in the state, they are likely the red imported fire ants. More names can be found in the below list.

Types of Ants in Maryland

Ants That Bite

  • Acrobat Ant
  • Argentine Ant
  • Big-headed Ant
  • Carpenter Ants
  • Field Ants
  • Little Black Ant
  • Pavement Ants
  • Pyramid Ants
  • Red Imported Fire Ant
  • Thief Ant
  • Harvester Ants
  • Tawny Crazy Ant

Ants That Don’t Bite

Ants by Colors

Red Ants: Red Imported Fire Ant

Black Ants: Carpenter Ants, Little Black Ant