View Winged Termites Vs Flying Ants
Background. They're small, they live in large colonies, and their presence is disturbing to homeowners. They were all over the place.
When flying ants or termite swarmers appear, it is often as a swarm. Flying ants are often mistaken for winged termites. If the swarm happens at night, you'll see both of these insects flying around a nearby when ant and termite swarmers mate, they lose their wings.
Ants with wings and termites can look alike.
In delaware and maryland swarms occur most. At first glance, winged ants and termites may seem to be the same, but a closer look will reveal many differences. Wings are very similar in size and shape. Both ants and termites live in large colonies with designated during warm months, fertile winged ants and termites fly from their nests to mate and establish new colonies.