Size: 1/14 inch long. (It is often challenging to recognize ants from a picture. Because different ants may be treated differently, be sure an ant problem is correctly identified before attempting control.)
Where/When: Found indoors in buildings all year. These ants do not nest outdoors.
Significance: Nest indoors in a variety of cavities, cracks, and spaces. It infests food and is generally a pest. It does not damage wood. A very challenging ant to eliminate.