There are hundreds of native species of ants but the most common pests are the black house ant, the bulldog ant and the pharaoh ant. The native hopper ant has a powerful sting from its tail. They can sting through denim and quite thick clothing.
Adelaide and the Adelaide Hills provide conditions that are perfect for ants, as they prefer hot dry climates.
The most common species of ants found in Adelaide are
During the summer months, ants can find their way into you home looking for food and becoming a nuisance.
Generally you can be rid of ants with a trip to your local hardware store or supermarket for a DIY solution. However, if you find yourself with an infestation of ants, Pest Demise expert pest control specialists can offer a solution specific to the particular ant species that is safe for you and your family.