Daily Archives: July 16, 2014

Plant-Insect Interaction: Carpenter ant on a red maple

Carpenter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Camponotus spp.) get their common name from the habit many species have of nesting within wood. Many nest within trees, and some species are considered pests because they attack buildings. CarpenterĀ ants don’t eat wood, however, they … Continue reading

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