Shape and size:
Odorous house ants are small in size, approximately 3mm in body length, and have one node, which is flat in shape. Their bodies are typically dark brown or black in color.
Signs of an Odorous House Ant infestation:
Odorous house ants are the most common ant species found year-round in the Puget Sound area. They are often found behind vegetation along foundations and under carpets inside homes. Although they don’t bite, sting or cause wood damage, odorous house ants can be very annoying as they frequently establish trails in your house along kitchen counters, cabinets, sinks and baseboards in search for food.