That was probably due to the presence of the Odorous House Ant
The odorous house ant
doesn't sting or bite or chew up houses.
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A new research has shown that the most common house ant
species, built for living in some of the smallest spaces in a forest, prosper in urban areas.
There are plenty of other ants in the Midwest, including the invasive "odorous house ant
," so named because it smells like a rotten coconut if it's smashed.
There are many other ants in the Midwest, including the invasive odorous house ant
, so named because it smells like a rotten coconut if it's smashed.
In the United States alone, there are more than 700 different species; this number continues to grow at a rapid rate with a variety of new species being discovered in recent years, such as "crazy raspberry ants" and the ever present "odorous house ant
These conditions have already contributed to reports of heavy activity from odorous house ants
and carpenter ants.
This type of ant-tree mutualism is common throughout the tropics, where a variety of trees produce speciali7ed structures to feed and/or house ants
There are over 700 species of ants that would love to ruin your tailgate including the most common in our area - fire ants, odorous house ants
and argentine ants.
pest professionals, found that 100 percent of respondents treated ant infestations in 2011, and that the most prevalent species found were carpenter ants, odorous house ants
and pavement ants.
While most species of ants are considered a nuisance, odorous house ants
can contaminate food and carpenter ants can damage the structure of a home.
Known for having a "sweet tooth", odorous house ants
will eagerly enter homes where sugar is involved.