Arthropods of Our Homes: Little Black Ants (image) North Carolina State University Share Print E-Mail Caption As part of their initiative to inventory the arthropods found in US homes, researchers found this search party of little black ants (Monomorium minimum), which found food on a couch. Credit Matt Bertone Usage Restrictions Photo credit must be given. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.