Found worldwide, with diverse species across different regions.
Social insects forming colonies with different castes (workers, soldiers, queens), size and color variations, and distinct behaviors.
Common species include Argentine ants (Linepithema humile), Carpenter ants (Camponotus spp.), Fire ants (Solenopsis spp.), and Odorous house ants (Tapinoma sessile).
Food sources, moisture, accessible entry points, and sheltered environments.
Varying sizes, colors, and distinctive body features depending on the species.
Cleanliness, proper food storage, sealing entry points, removing moisture sources, and regular inspections.
Baiting, insecticidal sprays, dusts, or granules, barrier treatments, and professional pest control services for severe infestations.