Field Ant Facts
- Typically Field Ants are no longer than 1/8th of an inch.
- Field Ants are yellowish brown to dark brown in color.
- Outdoors Field Ants typically nest near moisture sources and in dead or decaying wood.
Field Ant Bites & Treatment
Field ants do not have stingers; however, many species feature an opening on their abdomen through which they can spray formic acid when threatened. When shot onto a patch of skin that has just been pinched by their mandibles, the effect is very similar to being stung.