FACTS, IDENTIFICATION & CONTROL
-Size: 4 to 5mm
-Color: black brownish
-Other: these ants can be identified by the way they raise their abdomen above their head and the heart -shaped.
-Reproductive cycle: end of season female sends out swamers that mate with females and create new colonies.
-Diet: Insects and honeydew/indoors prefer meats and sweets
-Habits: Nest in wood that has been damaged by carpenter ants or termites
-Conducive conditions: nest in damp areas where damage by carpenter ants or termites.
4. Damages and Hazards
-can do damage to wood in the home.