Size: 1/4 inch long (It is often challenging to recognize ants from a picture. Because different species may be treated differently, be sure an ant problem is correctly identified before attempting control).
Where/When: Found in rotting wood in homes, especially in window frames. Generally found during summer, although it can be found at other times of the year.
Significance: Although found in wood, it does not significantly damage it. Generally not a common ant in homes.