What Do Carpenter Ants Look Like?

By Mike Quinn

Carpenter ants can vary in range from 6 to 20 millimeters, and are generally red or black in color. Discover why carpenter ants are often found in wood with information from an entomologist in this free video on insects and bugs.

About the Author

Mike Quinn has a Master of Science degree in entomology from Texas A&M University. Quinn was the invertebrate biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife for eight years, where he took the lead on most insect issues.