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Over 1,300 different species of ants are found in all States and Territories of Australia.

Ants enter your home in search of food which is why you usually find them in kitchen cupboards or areas where food is kept as they are attracted to anything that’s sweet and sticky.

Due to our sunny climate in Adelaide ants are a common found pest and can cause electrical issues, food contamination and irritation to lifestyle.

The most common species found in South Australian homes are:

  • Argentine Ant
  • Black Ants
  • Coastal Brown Ants
  • Odourous Ants
  • Pharaoh’s Ants; and
  • Whitefooted Ant

How Greens can help you

Greens Pest Services has the training and expertise to understand the habits of each species of ant and use that knowledge when developing a control program for your home.

Correct identification of the species of ant is the most important start to ant control as different ant species behave in different ways determined by whether the colony is supported by one queen or multiple queens.

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