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 Ant Bites & Treatment

Field ants do not have stingers; however, many species feature an opening on their abdomen through which they can spray formic acid when threatened. When shot onto a patch of skin that has just been pinched by their mandibles, the effect is very similar to being stung.

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