How Do Flying Ants Look Like?
Depending on the species, flying ants vary in color from black, brown, red or yellow. The body of flying ants is slightly larger than that of worker ants. Their wings are also larger.
Some of the ants that are called flying ants are actually termites. These insects are quite similar to flying ants, although they have a much more complex shape. These insects are known to be pests and are a nuisance. They are usually found around lights and trash cans. They may also be found in the pool area.
They have two wings on each side of their body. The wings are shaped like feathers and have a cleft at the end. The termite wings are about half an inch longer than the body. The wings are also rounded at the ends.
Flying ants also have antennae that are beaded. They also have a pinched waist. The wings have a brownish tint. They are about twice as large as the rear wings. They also have a small hind wing.
In order to make it through the winter, some ant species will swarm. These insects will create mating aggregations around homes, bushes, chimneys, trucks and towers. The swarms are made up of reproductive queens. The ants must have warm temperatures, low winds, and high humidity.
The wings of flying ants are clear and have a brownish tint. They also have bent antennae and a field goal shape. They also have unequal wings.