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Larger yellow ant

Yellow ant

Don Breneman

Size: 3/16 inch long. (It is often challenging to recognize ants from a picture. Because different species may be treated differently, be sure an ant problem is correctly identified before attempting control).

Where/When: Occasionally found in homes throughout the year, including winter.

Significance: Nests in the soil under objects, including concrete slab construction of home. Workers infrequently seen in homes. Winged ants may be commonly seen during the year.

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