Common Types of Ants Found Around The HomeMay 14th, 2015
Below, we will take a look at some of the most common ants and their profiles to help you distinguish what type of ant pest you might be dealing with.
Size: 2.2-2.8 mm
Nest: In moist soil, next to or under buildings or sidewalks.
Nest: In ground
Nest: In decaying, hollow wood.
ODOROUS HOUSE ANTS
Nest: Inside of walls and beneath floors
Color: Light brown or black
Nest: Under stones, near curbsides, and in pavement cracks
Color: Light yellow, red and black markings
Size: 2mm long
Nest: Food service area or in well protected areas in structures. Outside in lawns and gardens.
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