Odorous House Ant Tapinoma sessile (Say, 1836)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Formicidae   >   Genus Tapinoma   

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Found in a variety of forested and open-area habitats, as well as disturbed sites; recorded from various forested habitats including both dry upland forests and mesic lowland forests, including mixed deciduous forests, woodlots, and woods edges, as well as open fields, meadows, lawns, and houses. (See Frye et al., 2014)

There are 26 records in the project database.

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A Tapinoma sessile in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2014). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

An Odorous House Ant in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/23/2018). Determined by James C. Trager/BugGuide, Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Tapinoma sessile raiding a hummingbird feeder at night in Pasadena, Maryland (9/7/2013). Determined by Ben Coulter and James Trager. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Tapinoma sessile raiding a hummingbird feeder at night in Pasadena, Maryland (9/7/2013). Determined by Ben Coulter and James Trager. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Tapinoma sessile raiding a hummingbird feeder at night in Pasadena, Maryland (9/7/2013). Determined by Ben Coulter and James Trager. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Odorous House Ants tending aphids in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/10/2020). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Odorous House Ants in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/1/2019). Determined by Steven Wang/BugGuide. Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

Odorous House Ants in Cecil Co., Maryland (4/29/2017). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

Odorous House Ants in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/5/2014). Determined by James C. Trager/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Male and female Odorous House Ants in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/3/2016). Determined by James C. Trager/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

An Odorous House Ant in Baltimore City, Maryland (3/28/2007). Determined by James C. Trager/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

An Odorous House Ant with a Wide-footed Treehopper in Harford Co., Maryland (6/20/2016). Determined by James C. Trager/BugGuide. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

Odorous House Ants in Harford Co., Maryland (8/23/2014). Determined by James Trager/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Keim. (MBP list)

An Odorous House Ant in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/28/2007). Determined by Brendon E. Boudinot/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

An Odorous House Ant in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/16/2014). Verified by James C. Trager/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

An Odorous House Ant in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/19/2015). Verified by James C. Trager/BugGuide. Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)


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