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Thief Ant

Thief ants are one of the smallest ants since they measure 1/16 inch or 3/50 inch in length. Workers are monomorphic, and have a yellowish or tan coloration. They have a ten-segmented antenna with two-segmented club. They are normally confused with the Pharaoh ants because of their similarity in color and size. Since these ants

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Small Honey Ant

Small honey ants are also known as false honey ants or winter ants. They are monomorphic creatures that are known for their small size. They are just 2/25 to 4/25 inch in length. When viewed dorsally, its constricted thorax looks pinched. Their color varies from light to dark brown, and are smooth and shiny. These

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Pavement Ant

Pavement ants are common in homes. They are small and commonly create their homes in pavements. Their color is brown to blackish and they have a black abdomen. They are small ants – 1/10 to 4/25 inch in length. Their distinguishing feature is their two spines on the back that goes upward to the rear,

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Moisture Ant

Moisture ants are also called yellow ants because of their yellow color. This ant is 3/25 to 1/5 inch long, has notch on the back, and has hairs surrounding the end of the abdomen. Workers are monomorphic, which means that they have one size. These ants are considered pests because they can nest indoors. Although

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Little Black Ant

These ants are tiny little creatures that are only 1/25 to 1/20 inch in length and are jet black, hence the name little black ants. These ants are found in throughout the US. They will travel long distances from their nests site in order to find food. They are a known nuisance indoors and outdoors

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Imported Fire Ant

Imported fire ants have a 10-segmented antennae that has a 2-segmented club. Worker ants are 3/25 to 1/4 inch in length. They are reddish brown and may have a shiny opaque black abdomen. Male fire ants are mostly black. Imported fire ants create coned-shaped dome mounds of excavated soil. These mounds are commonly hard and

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Harvester Ant

The harvester ants are considered a nuisance pest because of their ability to sting people and even pets. They are large ants with a length of 1/5 to 1/4 inch. Some have yellow to black color, but the species that are the most notorious is the reddish brown, which is known as the red harvester

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Army Ant

Army ants are huge ants, with the soldiers reaching a half inch in length. Its body consists of a head, abdomen and thorax. The head of this ant has its eyes, mouth and antennae. However, this ant is blind and rely mostly on their sense of smell and touch to communicate. They also use trail

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