Coastal Brown Ant
Coastal Brown Ant - Pheidole megacephala
.5 - 2.5 mm
Light Brown to reddish brown. Two raised nodes on the pedicle
Their nests are usually found under logs, pavers or patio slabs with loose mounds of dirt or sand at the entrance to the nests. Quite commonly found nesting indoors in cracks and crvices indoors. Can be quite difficult to manage.
This species is easily distinguishable by the two castes of soldier ants. There will be a mixed population, with some of the ants having an extremely large head compared to the other