The warm, humid weather in Florida allows many different types of insects to thrive, including ants. Ants are particularly problematic as their social nature causes them to live together in large groups and invade any property that provides them with sources of food and shelter.
Despite ants looking fairly similar in appearance, many species that live in Florida come with unique behaviors and nesting habits. In order to treat an invading ant species, they first must be properly identified. If ants are on your property, it’s best to work with a professional to eliminate them.
Some of the most problematic ants Floridians come across regularly include: