Large Yellow Ant

The large yellow ant has one node, also known as citronella ants because of their smell when crushed, is recognized by its yellow/orange color. Common across the country, but not prevalent in the north east and midwest. As a soil nesting ant, it is usually found under logs, rocks, porches, patios, under concrete slabs and along building foundations. Occasionally swarm in crawl spaces, not known to go to any baits. Workers forage underground and colonies are difficult to locate.

 Large Yellow Ant Identification Information
Acantomyops interjectus
 A large yellow ant
1/8 inch