Differences Between Ants and Termites

For many homeowners, the first obvious sign of termite infestation is a swarm of flying insects. However, not all swarming insects are termites – some are flying ants. Although ants and termites vary in many ways, it can be hard for people to distinguish between them at first glance. In order to identify either pest, it is crucial to know the differences between them.

What’s the difference?

termite with wings

Termites have:
straight antennae
equal length wings
straight waist

ant with wings
Flying ants have:
bent antennae
unequal length wings
pinched waist
Difference between ant and termites

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