View Carpenter Ants Have Wings PNG. Worker ants are wingless and are typically 1/4 to 1/2 inch long. They evolve to move on to a new nest and build a new colony.
The majority of ant species have at least one caste, or type, of ant that has wings. You may not naturally associate termites and carpenter ants together, but these pests have more in common that most may think. Enlarged ant photos help identify carpenter ants.
Termites and ants (particularly carpenter ants) often look similar at first glance, making it difficult to distinguish between the two.
Carpenter ants play key ecosystem roles, particularly by aiding in the decomposition of decaying trees. Carpenter ant swarmers have two sets of wings. Since carpenter ants cause devastation to a home, it's important to know the warning signs. Winged male ants are produced only at certain times of the season from unfertilized eggs, and their sole purpose is to mate.