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Destructive Trailing Ant

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Foraging Characteristics

Small medium sized ant with variable worker size. Bicolored yellowish orange to light brown and shiny. Larger workers with heads disproportionally broader than long. Gaster noticeably darker. Slow moving ant following narrow trail.

Nest Sites & Characteristics

Large colonies with multiple queens. Nest in soil (lawns) or buildings.

Detailed Description

1.8 - 3.0 mm (1/14 - 1/8 in) long. Polymorphic (many sized workers). Fast clypeal carinae and clypeal teeth absent or nearly absent. Back of head and epinotum with fine transverse ridges. Sides of epinotum and mid-thorax sculptured. Rest of body smooth and shiny. Sparse body hairs. Subfamily Myrmicinae.

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