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.
This University of Kentucky site offers detailed information about behavior and
physiology of the common carpenter ant.
Carpenter Ants are controlled through the application of insecticides and sprays
in various forms. These forms include liquid concentrates, baits, dusts, and ...
Carpenter ants are one of natures most aggressive wood destroyers. Similar to
termites, carpenter ants damage wood. Unlike termites however, carpenter ants ...
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
UC home and landscape guidelines for control of Carpenter Ants.
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 ...
If you are encountering large ants around decaying wood or in your home, the
culprits are most likely carpenter ants, scientifically known as Camponotus.