Caption: Yellow house ant (Tapinoma melanocephalum). This tiny ant is very fast moving and usually lives in the ground or trees, but can become a house pest. It feeds mostly on sweets, but also on grease and protein.
Magnification*: x10
Type: SEM
Copyright 2000 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 99719A,mouthpart,insect,odorous ant,lateral,head,body,antenna,antennae,mandibles,mouth,pedipalp,compound eye,human pest,house,Tapinoma melanocephalum,insects,SEM,yellow house ant