Color: Fire ants exhibit a reddish color that varies from medium to black shades.
Size: Worker ants from 2 mm to 6 mm; queens can be up to 25 mm long.
Description: Fire ants are small but dangerous insects that can sting and cause pain. They have a distinctive body shape with two small nodes between their thorax and abdomen, and their antennae end in a two-segmented club. Fire ants are known to live in colonies underground and can quickly reproduce, making them difficult to control without professional help.