The pavement ant is native to Europe and was introduced to the United States in the 1700-1800’s when soil was used in the bottom of the ship to provide a bottom heavy steadiness to the vessel. When the ship docked in the US, the soil was most likely removed and good put in its place. This is how the pavement ant made its way to the United States and it’s been bothering citizens every since.
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