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Carpenter ant

Crematogaster sp

Description:

Carpenter ants are large (.25 to 1 in/0.64 to 2.5 cm) ants indigenous to many parts of the world. They prefer dead, damp wood in which to build nests. They do not eat it, however, unlike termites. Sometimes carpenter ants will hollow out sections of trees. The most likely species to be infesting a house in the United States is the black carpenter ant (Camponotus pennsylvanicus). However, there are over a thousand other species in the genus Camponotus.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Daacwen
Daacwen 8 years ago
Winged carpenter ant
Crematogaster sp Carpenter ant


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2 Comments

JohnFerreira
JohnFerreira 8 years ago

Those look like they could be wasps

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Gran toma excelente insectos

Nilesh Sutar
Spotted by
Nilesh Sutar

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Aug 22, 2009
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

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