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Black House Ant


Black House Ant - Ochetellus spp.

Size
2.5 - 3.0 mm

Appearance
Entirelly Black

Habitat
Usually nest outdoors in open soils, in trees, damp wood or under rocks. Can also form nests indoors in wall cavities, behind skirtingboards and behind cupboards.
Attracted to most food sources but have a preference for sweet foods.