Ants belong to family- formicidae and order - hymenoptera. About 100000 species of ants are found throughout the world. They live colonial life having thousand members. They are divided into- queen, worker, drone and soldier.
Their size varies from 2 to 25 mm. They are of different color such as- black, blackish brown, red and reddish brown.
They feed on materials having sugar or starch .
Their bite creates severe pain and swelling. They create holes in ground and can damage our furniture.
How to Control
- One should regularly mop the premises.
- Our kitchen should be clean.
- Food materials should be kept in air tight containers.
- One should consult pest control company for routine checkup and for the operation of ant removal.