Odorous House Ant

Odorous House Ant (Tapinoma Sessile)

Appearance

  • Brown or black.
  • 1/16 to 1/8 inch long.
  • Antennae have 12 segments and are not terminated with a club.
  • 6 legs.

Life Cycle

  • Time to adult phase of development is 34-38 days.
  • Typically live for several years.

Habits

  • Feeding – eat most household foods, especially sugary food, e.g. sweets and fruits, such as melon. Also eat pet food.
  • Locations – attracted to moisture. In hot, dry environments nests can be found in house plants and even toilet lids.
  • Odour – produce a coconut smell when crushed.
  • Colonies – range in size from 100-10,000.

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