Odorous House Ant
Ant IdentificationOdorous House ants are 1.59mm to 3.18mm in length. They cab be black or brown. Antennae have 12 segments and are not terminated with a club. Produce a coconut smell when crushed
DescriptionOdorous House ants eat most household foods, especially sugary food, eg sweets and fruits such as melon. Also eat pet food. They are attracted to moisture. In hot, dry environments nests can be found in house plants and even lids of toilets. Colonies - range in size from 100-10,000.