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What Do Acrobat Ants Look Like?

Don’t let ants cause you problems in your home. Most species of acrobat ant are less than 5.5 mm in length, with a heart-shaped abdomen. Acrobat ants’ name derives from their habit of acrobatically raising their abdomen above their head when disturbed. When disturbed, acrobat ants are known to emit an unpleasant odor.


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Where Are Acrobat Ants Found?

Acrobat ants are found both indoors and outdoors. When found outdoors, they nest near moisture, such as under stones and woodpiles or in rotting logs. When found indoors, they nest in damp areas, such as in roofing near leaking skylights or near the foam sheathing underneath siding. Oftentimes, these ants inhabit the areas that carpenter ants or termites have already damaged, as they commonly clean out the debris left from these pests. They are commonly mistaken for termites.

What Attracts Acrobat Ants?

Like carpenter ants, acrobat ants eat honeydew, which can be found in aphids and mealybugs. However, they protect the aphids that produce the honeydew. Like carpenter ants, acrobats also like sweets and meat.

How Do Acrobat Ants Get Into Your Home?

Acrobat ants enter your home through open entryways, but they can also enter your home through the same opening that pipes and wires go through or by walking on shrubs or tree limbs that touch your home. These ants can also make a trail across the ground and enter through broken or missing weather strips or open window screens. Bits of foam on the ground outside of your home is one sign of an acrobat ant infestation, as they nest behind the siding. Sometimes, an acrobat ant infestation is identified by actually visibly seeing these ants marching in a line into your home. You can prevent an acrobat ant infestation by trimming trees and shrubs that touch your home, moving firewood piles away from your home, and caulking openings around utility lines and pipes. However, an acrobat ant nest can be difficult to locate so it’s best that you let a professional pest control company handle this issue. Request your free inspection from Hi-Tech Pest Control and let us get rid of your acrobat ant problem!

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Learn more about common bed bugs including bees and cockroaches. Hi-Tech Pest Control has a wide variety of commercial Integrated Pest Management programs. We also offer residential IPM programs to fit your preventative pest maintenance needs. Call us at 248-569-8001 to start your Integrated Pest Management program today! From Pest Heat Treatments to Chemical Pest Treatments, we are your one-stop source for pest maintenance. Whether it crawls, flies, bites, or destroys — no matter how in-depth your pest problem is, Hi-Tech Pest Control can solve it! We pride ourselves on doing the jobs those other guys can’t do. Plus, with a 6-month money back guarantee and a free inspection, you have nothing to lose. Call Hi-Tech Pest Control today at 248-569-8001 to schedule your free inspection!


We are so confident in our approach to eliminating bed bugs that we are the only Michigan bed bug company to offer a 6-month warranty on all bed bug extermination services!

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Hi-Tech Pest Control
755 W Big Beaver Rd, Suite 2020
Troy, MI 48084

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