Field Ants

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Field Ant Facts

  • Typically Field Ants are no longer than 1/8th of an inch.
  • Field Ants are yellowish brown to dark brown in color.
  • Outdoors Field Ants typically nest near moisture sources and in dead or decaying wood.

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Field ants are one of the most diverse types of ants in the world, boasting over 150 species worldwide. Also called mound ants, wood ants and thatching ants, these insects subsist primarily off of a sweet substance known as honey-dew, derived from insects such as mealy bugs and aphids. Field ants can vary widely in coloration with yellow, red, black and bi-colored red and black combinations all known to exist. These insects can be found throughout the United States.

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