Pyramid Ant

Pyramid ants are one size with one node. There are two species; one is red and black; the other is light brown. It is found most often in southern states. Pyramid ants nest in soil and make simple mounds. They may forage indoors for sweets, fats, oils, but seldom build colonies inside... preferring lawns in direct sun. Gets along well with fire ants.

 Pyramid Ant Identification Information
Dorymyrnex sp.
 A pyramid ant
1/8 inch