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Tetramorium Caespitum

Tetramorium Caespitum
Appearance:Light brown to black, appendages lighter than rest of the body; about 1/10 inch long;
parallel lines on head and thorax; antennae of 12 segments.
Habits:Invade homes foraging for food throughout the year. Nests are outdoors under stones,
along curbing or in cracks of pavement. Can nest indoors in walls and under floors.
Diet:Omnivorous; will eat many things, but prefer greasy and sweet foods.
Reproduction:Queen produces 5-20 eggs per day; brood develops in about 40 days; young go through 3 larval stages.
Other Information:Slow-moving; a particular nuisance around homes with slab-on-grade construction.

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