Is it an Ant with Wings or a Termite with Wings?
How to tell the difference between flying ants and flying termites?
Is it an Ant or a Termite?
Termites typically keep themselves hidden so more than likely if you are seeing flying or swarming termites it is probably the reproductive swarm. The problem is flying termites look a lot like swarming ants.
Here’s how to tell if it is an ant or a termite;
Wings: On ants the front pair is longer than the back, On termites they are of equal size
Waist: Ants’ are narrow and pinched, Termites are less defined and thicker
Antennae: Ants are elbowed. Termites are straight.
If you can not tell we are always here to identify them for you.