French name Fourmi d’Argentine English name Argentine ants Latin Name Linepithema humile Class Insecta Order Hymenoptera Family Formicidae Argentine ants (Linepithema humile) come from South America. Their colonies have spread northward up to North Carolina (U.S.A.) and southward to Argentina. They are also present in Honduras, including on the Island of Útila, where they are […]
The Island of Útila is an area where insects develop readily. With year-round warm temperatures and humidity levels often at the limit of saturation, the proliferation and omnipresence of ants and other pests is frequent.
For this reason Abat Pest Control have trained and set up a network of technicians who are experts in the extermination of ants in Honduras.
Abat is a member of North American pest control associations, and our company is known for the quality of its services and its pest control management work.
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Don’t let your stay be ruined by an invasion of insects! Nothing is more unpleasant than finding cockroaches in your kitchen or being eaten up by bedbugs in your sleep.
Our experts can act quickly for a one-time treatment or arrange for a maintenance program that will provide for regular check-ups or a treatment just before you arrive on the island.
These management solutions are tailored to your needs.
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Here are our articles about the most common ants found on Útila.
French name Fourmi de feu English name Fire ants Latin Name Solenopsis invicta Class Insecta Order Hymenoptera Family Formicidae Part of the family Formicidae, the fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) – in Spanish, hormiga de fuego – is a social insect that lives in hierarchical colonies. Each caste has its function and a specific job within […]
French name Fourmi manioc English name Leafcutter ant Latin Name Acromyrmex and Atta Class Insecta Order Hymenoptera Family Formicidae A native and at times invasive insect, the leafcutter ant (also called leaf-cutting ant) comes from Central and South America. They are called leafcutter because they cut up vegetation before transporting it back to the colony. […]
French name Fourmis noire des jardins English name Black garden ant Latin Name Lasius niger Class Insecta Order Hymenoptera Family Formicidae This species of ant (Lasius niger) is widely found in parks and gardens, but also in kitchen cupboards where it goes looking for food. The black ant is predominant both in urban and residential […]