Acrobat Ant: size 1/8 in long. 11 segmented antennae, with 3-segmented club. Color varies from black to red and black. Quick to bite; emits a strong odor when disturbed.
Nest sites/Characteristics: Indoors, nests may be located where water damage has occurred, in decayed or damp wood or inside insulating wall panels and wall voids. Outdoors, they nest under rocks or in logs, firewood or trees where decay allows them to tunnel under bark or into wood.
Feeding Preference: They eat a wide variety of foods, including sweets and proteins. Workers like sugars from sap-sucking insects. They also prey on winged termites.