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Top 9 Fire Ant Facts That People Don’t Know About

Every day you will typically see ants marching back and forth in your house to get food and build their nest. There are several types of ants you can encounter in your home, and one of them is fire ants. The red ants are one of those few which you wouldn’t like to have at your home because they bite and they leave a burning sensation which may also need medical attention if it worsens.

Fire ants are also considered a pest because they can bring an infestation when they invade a home. They can ruin one’s property if they are not eliminated immediately. Whenever they are around, people will typically call a pest control company in Statesville to get rid of them. On the other hand, putting aside the dangers they bring, there are facts about fire ants which you may or almost everybody knows.


Have you ever been curious about fire ants? Well, if you are, then here are nine facts you and everyone may or may not know which can amuse you in the end. Let’s find out now and feed our minds more with these fire ant facts which will boost your interest.

1. Fire Ants Are Part Of The Solenopsis Genus 

If you think that ants are only one species, you might have it wrong because there are several species of ants in the world. Fire ants are part of the Solenopsis genus which holds more than 200 species of ants in the world. Red ants are only a tiny portion of this type which is known to sting. The stings of the Solenopsis genus bring a burning sensation which is painful that some may seek help with professional.

Aside from fire ants, there are still other species of ants which can sting and are part of the Solenopsis genus. Don’t be surprised because the world consists of millions of ants and they have been in this world even before you were born. If you don’t want to see them on your property, get rid of them by calling a trusted pest exterminator in Statesville, NC  right away.

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