Odorous House Ants

The odorous house ant produces a rotten coconut smell when crushed that is very distinct.

 

Identification

  • Odorous House ants are dark-colored

  • 1/8 inch in size

  • Single node hidden beneath the abdomen

  • Strong, rotten coconut smell when crushed

Environment

  • Odorous house ants can exist in very large numbers where there is plenty of moisture

  • Will form trails similar to those of Argentine ants

Threats

  • Odorous house ants are one of the most difficult pests to eliminate from a structure

  • Will often establish in earth-filled porches and block walls

Treatment

  • Granular bait applications to the perimeter of the structure

  • Gel baits inside and in exterior stations

  • Perimeter sprays with non-repellent products

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