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Thief Ant

Thief ants are very small, two nodes, one size, light brown or yellow. They are found throughout the U.S. Theif ants nest near other ant colonies and steal food and larvae to feed their own colony. Outside they nest under rocks or logs, inside wall voides and behind baseboards. Move in trails along baseboards, seaking greasy foods, rarely sweet.

 Thief Ant Identification Information
Solonopsis molesta
 A thief ant
1/16 inch