Ants in South Carolina

The ant species of South Carolina come in various sizes ranging from tiny to giant. But only a handful of them is considered pests. The common big red ants in South Carolina are the biting and poisonous fire ants, while the large black ants are usually the carpenter ants. Here is a list of ants you will likely find in your home or yard of the state.

Types of Ants in South Carolina

Ants in South Carolina (SC)

Ants That Bite

  • Argentine Ant
  • Carpenter Ants
  • Pavement Ants
  • Fire Ants
  • Tawny Crazy Ant

Ants That Don’t Bite

Ants by Colors

Red and Black Ants: Carpenter Ants

Black Ants: Odorous House Ant

Red Ants: Fire Ants