Pavement Ant

  • Light brown to black with paler legs and antennae.
  • Two node segments.
  • Uneven thorax has pair of small spines on upper back.
  • 12-segmented antennae, three-segmented club.
  • Head and thorax grooved or sculpted with characteristic parallel lines on workers and swarmers (visible with hand lens).
  • Stinger present but rarely used.
  • Monomorphic workers, 3.5 mm long.