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Carpenter Ant
Formicidae
Camponotus
Type: Insect

Effect: Pest
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Formicidae
Ants
Vespoidea
Wasps and Ants
Aculeata
Apocrita
Ants Bees Wasps
Hymenoptera
Heavy Wings
Endopterygota
Metamorphosis
Neoptera
New Wings
Pterygota
Winged
Dicondylia
Pre-Winged Insects
Insecta
Insects
Hexapoda
Six Legs
Arthropoda
Jointed Feet
Ecdysozoa
Molting
Protostomia
Mouth First
Bilateria
Two-Way Symmetry
Eumetazoa
True Higher Animals
Animalia
Animals
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


Formicidae Family
Camponotus Genus


Location / Where this Creature is found:

Everywhere

General information about Carpenter Ant :

Red Ant with Black Head

VIDEO: How to track Carpenter Ant Trails and see where they nest.

Tracking carpenter ants can help identify nest locations so you can directly treat them for fast control. Carpenter ants will commonly have several nest sites and if you watch them foraging you can almost always find key locations that will need treatment. Remember, an active ant is either walking away or back to a nest so there is at least a 50% chance watching it will provide valuable information.
This pest causes problems by:
It chews up trees.
How to get rid of it:
Keep rotting moist wood out of the yard.




Carpenter Ant - YouTube.com


Red Ant with Black Head - Pests
Red Ant with Black Head - Pests - May 15, 2009



Red Ant with Black Head - Pests
Red Ant with Black Head - Pests - May 15, 2009

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