Odorous House Ants
Although a common household pest, Tapinoma sessile are not actually invasive; they simply happen to thrive in residential and manicured locations. When crushed, workers release a distinctive rotten-coconut/stale bleu cheese odor.
Minor Worker Size: 3 mm
Queen Size: 5 mm
Species Tribe: Tapinomini
Coloration/Hue: Black with brown highlights
Nuptial Flight (TOY): April - June
Nuptial Flight (TOD): Morning - Midday