These ants are active during the day

African big-headed ant

African big-headed ant usually forage outside during the day. find out more

 

African big-headed ant large (major) worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Argentine ant

Argentine ants often make long trails of workers while looking for food during the day. find out more

 
Argentine ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Little fire ant

Little fire ants forage during the day. find out more

 
Little fire ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Red imported fire ant

Red imported fire ants like warm temperatures to look for food in. find out more

 
Red imported fire ant stinging - they also bite! (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Yellow crazy ant

Yellow crazy ants are active during the cooler parts of the day. find out more

 
Yellow crazy ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Bicoloured pennant ant

Bicoloured pennant ants are slow moving ants that forage during the day, usually alone. find out more

 
Bicoloured pennant ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Bicoloured trailing ant

Bicoloured trailing ants are so tiny, they just appear to be moving dots until you look closely. find out more

 
Bicoloured trailing ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Black crazy ant

Black crazy ants are very fast moving and can be seen during the day foraging erratically. find out more

 
Black crazy ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Browsing ant

Browsing ants run around frantically when disturbed, a lot like crazy ants. find out more

 
Browsing ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Difficult white-footed ant

The trails of difficult white-footed ants are especially noticeable on buildings or walls, where they form straight lines. find out more

 
Difficult white-footed ant worker tending aphid (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Fijian white-footed ant

Fijian white-footed ants usually forage up trees and in vegetation. find out more

 
Fijian white-footed ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Ghost ant

Ghost ant workers look for food during the day and at night. find out more

 
Ghost ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Pharaoh ant

Pharaoh ants are a major indoor pest. find out more

 
Pharaoh ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Similar groove-headed ant

Similar groove-headed ants sometimes invade homes looking for food. find out more

 
Similar groove-headed ant worker (© Eli Sarnat, Creative Commons Attribution, Share Alike CC BY-SA License)

Singapore ant

Singapore ants are slow moving and forage along narrow trails. They will eat almost anything. find out more

 
A close-up of a Singapore ant worker (© Eli Sarnat, Creative Commons Attribution, Share Alike CC BY-SA License)

Tawny crazy ant

Tawny crazy ants are usually found in huge numbers. find out more

 
Tawny crazy ant worker (© Mike Quinn, TexasEnto.net, Creative Commons License)

Tropical fire ant

Tropical fire ants prefer to forage late in the day, when it’s cooler. find out more

 
Tropical fire ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

White-footed house ant

White-footed house ants often form trails of workers when foraging for food. find out more

 
White-footed house ant worker tending insect (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)
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