Argentine ant colonies can grow to monumental size. Their colony
borders sometimes cover entire habitats. Argentine ant queens also
assist with foraging for food. The ant gives off a musty odor when
crushed. Worker argentine ants are about one sixteenth of an inch
long. Queen argentine ants are one eighth of an inch to one quarter
of an inch long.
Argentine ants deposit trails continuously, instead of just from
nest to food source. This habit ensures they do not waste time
visiting the same area for food. They prefer to eat sweets but they
will eat almost anything including meats, eggs, oils and fats.
Argentine ant colonies are located in wet environments near a
Argentine ants do not pose a health threat, but they can