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Reddish carpenter ant

Camponotus castaneus

Description:

Not to sound too obvious, but it looks a lot like a black carpenter ant but reddish.

Habitat:

These ants were moving very fast over a clump of purple cudweed (Gamochaeta purpurea) plants. I'd love it if someone could tell me what they were up to!


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Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.40, Long: -77.70

Spotted on May 21, 2013
Submitted on May 23, 2013

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