Odorous House Ants

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Odorous house ants are highly adaptable and capable of establishing nests in diverse environments from sandy beaches to open fields, woodlands, bogs and homes. Outside, it commonly nests in soil beneath most any object, including stones, logs, concrete blocks, and fallen limbs. It also nests under the bark of logs and stumps and in plant cavities, refuse piles, under mulch in flower beds, and nests of birds and animals. These ants are highly mobile and move frequently from nests that are not well structured.