Argentine Ants are Most likely Near Your Home Making Their Way in.

Argentine ants came to the US in the late 1890s from Argentina and Brazil.

They vary in color and size from light brown to a dark brown coloration, and are about 1/8 inch in length (worker ants); queens size range from 1/6 to 1/4 inches in length.

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They can develop into huge populations with super large colonies of many nests which may contain hundreds of queens and thousands of worker ants.

These ants are some of most common ants found in southern U.S. (along with the odorous house ant); can almost be found in every home;

Predominant in the southern United States; found in Arizona, California, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.

Nests Can Be Found in Moist Soil Areas

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  • under buildings
  • beneath boards
  • plants
  • near food and will invade homes in search for water.

They prefer sweet foods like

  • syrups
  • candy
  • fruit juices
  • honeydew

These eating habits are much like odorous house ants.

They build unstable nests and move frequently; during very cold weather the argentine ant becomes dormant until periods of warmth.

Note that these ants are very aggressive towards other ants attacking them in large numbers

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