Ants in New York

While some ants of New York can be pretty harmless, other species can cause major trouble. But in general, if you have an ant infestation in your home, it is best to get rid of it promptly as the tiny creatures can spread diseases and be a nuisance. The common big black ants of the state are the biting carpenter ants, while the tiny red ants are the pharaoh ants.

Types of Ants in New York

Ants That Bite

  • Pavement Ants
  • Carpenter Ants
  • Allegheny Mound Ant
  • Thief Ant
  • Argentine Ant
  • Field Ants
  • Acrobat Ant
  • Little Black Ant
  • European Fire Ant
  • Big-headed Ant
  • Harvester Ants

Ants That Don’t Bite

Ants by Colors

Red Ants: Pharaoh Ant, Field Ants