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Odorous Ants

odorous ants on sidewalk

Odorous ants (tapinoma sessile) are also often called sugar ants. These ants can be either brown or black. Like other ants, they have 6 legs, antennae and the stereotypical oval segmented body. The have hairless smooth bodies.  These ants are very small, ranging from about 1/16 to 1/8 of an inch. 


While these ants can bite, they won't cause much pain. When crushed, odorous ants, as their name suggests, will give off a foul smelling odor.

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