These ants sting

Little fire ant

The sting of the little fire ant hurts and causes an itchy rash. find out more

 

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

Red imported fire ant

Red imported fire ants have a very painful sting. find out more

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

Bicoloured pennant ant

These ants are not very aggressive but sometimes sting. find out more

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

Pharaoh ant

The pharaoh ant stings people in their homes. find out more

 
Pharaoh ant worker (© Alex Wild alexanderwild.com)

Tropical fire ant

The sting of tropical fire ants causes a fiery pain. find out more

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