Odorous house ants
Color: The color of Odorous House Ants is a dark grey or brown.
Size: From 2 mm to 3 mm long
Description: If you’ve noticed small dark-brown ants wandering around your house that give off a strong smell of rotten coconut or spoiled food when crushed, then you have odorous house ants. These ants are attracted to sugary foods and can easily sneak inside through tiny cracks and crevices. They tend to form trails and move in large numbers, making them quite a nuisance. Although they do not pose any health risks, they may contaminate food and cause damage to property. It’s important to properly identify and treat odorous house ants to prevent a larger infestation.