Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


carpenter ants
Camponotus spp. Mayr, 1861

Resources

  • Featured Creatures - Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry and University of Florida
  • Featured Creatures - Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry and University of Florida


Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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carpenter ants
Camponotus spp.
Adult(s)
Whitney Cranshaw
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carpenter ants
Camponotus spp.
Adult(s)
Edward H. Holsten
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carpenter ants
Camponotus spp.
Larva(e)
Whitney Cranshaw
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carpenter ants
Camponotus spp.
Damage
R. Werner
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carpenter ants
Camponotus spp.
Damage
Edward H. Holsten
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carpenter ants
Camponotus spp.
Galleries
Edward H. Holsten


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus

Other System Links

ITIS: 154194
NPDN Pest: ISASAFA



References

Common Name Reference: VEG_DISTURBANCE_AGENTS table of the FSVeg Field Sampled Vegetation Data Dictionary version 1.3, dated March 12, 1999.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm