Odorous house ant
Size: 1/10 inch long. (It is often challenging to recognize ants from a picture. Because different ants may be treated differently, be sure an ant problem is correctly identified before attempting control.)
Where/When: Found outdoors during spring and summer. Can also nest indoors and be found all year.
Significance: When nesting indoors, this ants infests food and is generally a pest. It does not damage wood. It does not damage wood. A very challenging ant to eliminate.