Ants in North Carolina

Both large and tiny ant species inhabit North Carolina. The first step of getting rid of them in your home is identifying the species correctly. This article could act as a guide.

The common big black ants of the state are the biting carpenter ants, while the small black ants native to North Carolina are the little black ants. If you see big red ants here, they are likely to be fire ants.

Types of Ants in North Carolina

Ants That Bite

  • Acrobat Ant
  • Argentine Ant
  • Big-headed Ant
  • Carpenter Ants
  • Fire Ants
  • Ghost Ant
  • Little Black Ant
  • Pavement Ants

Ants That Don’t Bite

Ants by Colors

Red Ants: Fire Ants

Black Ants: Little Black Ant

Red and Black Ants: Carpenter Ants