The workers are about 1/16 – 1/8 inch in length and the queen is about 3/8 inch. Their body ranges from light brown to black and their legs and antennae are paler. Their bodies are covered with stiff hairs.Indoors, the preferred nesting area is ground level, near a heat source, such as heaters, pipes, and machinery. Outdoors, it is most common for them to nest in cracks in the pavement, next to buildings, or under stones. These ants are aggressive and can bite or sting.
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