Anyone living in British Columbia, Canada. Are the common red ants and larger black ants native species?

Answer They came from the USA. Canada is basically too cold for a native species and these adopted to the environment

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Information on Large Black Ants & Flying Ants?

Seeing large black ants and flying ants in the spring and summer months isn't unusual. This is the time when colonies are growing, hunting for food and water, and generally establishing themselves.... Read More »

How can you tell if you have regular ants or carpenter ants?

You'll know if they bite you they are carpenter ants.

Do red ants bite black ants?

Not only will red ants bite black ants, but black ants will also bite and battle red ants. When ant colonies collide, fierce, heated battles often take place that rival human ones. Jay Sharp of Des... Read More »

Do red ants eat black ants?

Many ants are cannibals. If the ants are in your house, or close by, both the red and black ones are most likely Carpenter ants. These ants feed on living and dead insects. They like meat and may v... Read More »