Most often seen as dead, winged alates floating in pools in large numbers; their swollen bodies look striped.
Most matured female winged rover ants are three times larger than workers, males small enough to fit through mosquito screening.
Because this is a honeydew-loving ant, liquid or gel sweet baits are a natural choice, and these ants will respond to these baits. Exterior perimeter treatments and targeted indoor treatments are useful. Treating voids with dusts or foams is useful. Controlling honeydew producing insects on landscape plants and pruning limbs that touch the building is definitely beneficial.