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

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

Bicoloured pennant ant

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

Bicoloured pennant ant worker (© Alex Wild

Pharaoh ant

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

Pharaoh ant worker (© Alex Wild

Tropical fire ant

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

Tropical fire ant worker (© Alex Wild
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