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Pavement Ant Infestation Prevention in Georgia

Tetramorium caespitum

Pavement Ants in Atlanta

Color Dark brown to blackish
Legs Six
Shape Segmented; Oval
Size 1/8"
Antennae Yes
Flight No

Pavement ants get their name because they make their nests in or under cracks in pavement. They can infest structures.

These ants will eat almost anything, including insects, seeds, honeydew, honey, bread, meats, nuts and cheese. Habitat

These ants live in or under pavement cracks.


These ants do not pose a public health risk, but they can contaminate food and should be avoided.

Pavement Ants can be found in all 50 states. Prevention

Eliminate standing water. Pests, such as ants, are attracted to moisture. Keep tree branches and other plants cut back from the house. Sometimes pests use these branches to get into your home.* Make sure that there are no cracks or little openings around your house. Sometimes pests use these to get into your home. Make sure that firewood and building materials are not stored next to your home. Pests like to build nests in stacks of wood.

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