Carpenter ants (Camponotus spp.) are large ants indigenous to many forested
parts of the world. They build nests inside wood consisting of galleries chewed ...
Carpenter Ants - Among the largest ants, from 1/4- to 3/8-inch long. The most
common species is black, but some have reddish or yellowish coloration.
Carpenter ants are among the largest ants in Minnesota. There are several
species of carpenter ants that may be found infesting homes and other buildings.
The black carpenter ant is a common invader of homes in the northeastern
United States. In their natural habitat, carpenter ants aid in the decomposition of
Inspection. The first step to controlling Carpenter Ants is inspection, to determine
if they are located outside and simply foraging inside, or if you have a colony or ...
Carpenter ants, vary in size and color but are usually large (1/4-1/2 inch) and
blackish. Occasionally, swarms of winged carpenter ant reproductives will
Carpenter ants are one of natures most aggressive wood destroyers. Similar to
termites, carpenter ants damage wood. Unlike termites however, carpenter ants ...
Carpenter ants are so-named because these social insects excavate galleries in
wood to create nest sites. They use their strong jaws (mandibles) to remove ...
Carpenter ants are important in the balance of nature because they burrow and
nest in dead trees and enhance decay of the wood. They achieve pest status ...
UC home and landscape guidelines for control of Carpenter Ants.