Yellow Crazy Ants

Yellow crazy ants are named after their distinctive erratic, frantic, movements when disturbed.

Identifying features:

  • Slender body, usually 4mm long (about half the size of a green ant)
  • Long skinny leg
  • Long antennae, equal to or exceeding the length of the body (11 segments in total)
  • Head is longer than it is broad
  • Golden-brown body, with a dark brown abdomen, sometimes striped
  • Day and night time foraging (they are less active in intense heat and heavy rain)
  • Spray formic acid (do not bite or sting)
  • Found in large numbers

Products to Use Yellow Crazy Ants

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