Download Red Flying Ants Vs Termites Background. These social insects share certain characteristics such as overlap generations in a single colony, cooperative brood care. Flying ants or winged ants is a stage in the lifecycle of ants, where a few ants grow wings.
That's right, spring also brings swarming insects like termites and flying ants. Ants and termites are small insects that both have six legs, a head, thorax and abdomen. Learning the difference between flying ants and flying termites only takes a few minutes.
Even though these insects are two distinct species, it can be difficult to tell the difference between them.
So, how can you tell the difference? Although both kinds of insects develop two pairs of wings just to mate. The ants most confused with termites are carpenter ants because they are a similar size to termites and also tunnel through wood. Do flying termites cause damage?