Ants are common in Tulsa, OK, but with more than 10,000 species, it can be difficult to know which one youâ€™re dealing with. Some ants are predatory and feed on termites. Red fire ants, while rare in Tulsa, bite. Ants can kill good bugs, contaminate food and damage walls in your home. Ants come into the home looking for food and water sources, especially when the temperatures dry up the ground water.
If youâ€™re seeing ants in your home, youâ€™ll probably need to treat the nest to fully eradicate them. When you have an expert identify the type, youâ€™ll be able to treat them accordingly. Here are 5 types of common ants seen in Tulsa and the surrounding communities.