They are found all over the U.S.
They build colonies in the ground.
They are reddish brown to black. They are 1/4 inch long.
They are not very willful or aggressive ants, so are often made into slaves by other kinds of ants.
They eat mostly honeydew, a sugary liquid made by other insects like aphids and scales.
They form colonies with a queen, workers and some males. They nest underground.
Species: F. exsectoides
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