What do they look like?
Size: Varies, many are 3-10mm in length.
Color:Varies, many are brownish-black
Identifying Characterisrtics: Ants are easily identified by thier elbowed antennea and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender waist. Different species have differing characteristics. You can identify an odourous house ant by crushing it – if it smells of coconuts it’s probably an odorous house ant.
What does it eat? Ants are scavengers and will feed on virtually anything.
Where does it hide? Many ants nest near or along structures such as foundations and sidewalks. They may also construct nests inside your home near water and foof sources.
What can it do to me? Some ants, such as fire ants,sting. Most ants are simply an annoyance.