Fire Ant Identification Guide
Learn What Fire Ants Look Like
By DoMyOwn staff
Fire ants can range in size from 1/16" - 1/4" long depending on the species and the ants role in the colony.
Fire ants have noticeable waists
Fire ants have clubbed or bent antennae
Fire ants have 6 legs
Fire ants have stingers
Fire ants are reddish brown with a darker back end or abdomen
Fire ants are usually found in the southeast.
If you don't think that you are dealing with Fire Ants, please refer to our main Ant Identification Guide for information about other ant species.
Fire ants build dirt mounds that are rounded and range from a few inches across to several feet across. Each dirt mound will have several entry holes into the mound.
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