Pest Database - Red Imported Fire Ants Red imported fire ants nest in soil and build mound nests. They can infest garages. Habits These ants will build large mound nests, and will sting humans who come across a nest. Habitat Red imported fire ants will build their nest mounds outdoors in landscape areas or near a structural foundation. The ant will gain entry to a building through holes or cracks. Threats The sting of a red imported fire ant is painful and often results in a raised welt that becomes a white pustule. Often, a person stung by a red imported fire ant receives multiple painful stings from more than one of the ants. Persons allergic to insect stings will react more severely. Prevention Red imported fire ants and their telltale mound nests should be actively avoided. To prevent entry into a structure, seal all internal and external cracks and crevices.
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Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 926-A Shelton Beach Road Saraland, AL  36571 251-675-4236 Fax Number:  251-675-4283
Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 18475 S. 3rd Street Citronelle, AL  36522 251-866-3030
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Pest Facts Color: Dark reddish brown Legs: Six Shape: Segmented; oval Size: 1/8-3/8 inches Antennae: Yes Flying: Winged swarmers Region: Southeastern U.S. from Virginia to Texas
Red Imported Fire Ants
Pest Database - Red Imported Fire Ants Red imported fire ants nest in soil and build mound nests. They can infest garages. Habits These ants will build large mound nests, and will sting humans who come across a nest. Habitat Red imported fire ants will build their nest mounds outdoors in landscape areas or near a structural foundation. The ant will gain entry to a building through holes or cracks. Threats The sting of a red imported fire ant is painful and often results in a raised welt that becomes a white pustule. Often, a person stung by a red imported fire ant receives multiple painful stings from more than one of the ants. Persons allergic to insect stings will react more severely. Prevention Red imported fire ants and their telltale mound nests should be actively avoided. To prevent entry into a structure, seal all internal and external cracks and crevices.
Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 926-A Shelton Beach Road Saraland, AL  36571 251-675-4236 Fax Number:  251-675-4283
Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 18475 S. 3rd Street Citronelle, AL  36522 251-866-3030
Copyright Kelly’s Termite and Pest Control Service.  All Rights Reserved.  Website Design and Hosting by North Mobile Internet Services, Inc.
Click here to Schedule Service
Pest Facts Color: Dark reddish brown Legs: Six Shape: Segmented; oval Size: 1/8-3/8 inches Antennae: Yes Flying: Winged swarmers Region: Southeastern U.S. from Virginia to Texas
Red Imported Fire Ants
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