CARPENTER ANTS INFESTATION

Carpenter ants (Camponatus spp) are one of the largest members of the ant family. They could grow up to 13mm in length and are generally black although they have reddish or yellowish colored species. They have caste which includes the queen that bears the reproductive duties, to workers and swarmer’s (winged ants) who leave to develop new colonies. EVIDENCE OF …

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Black Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants get their name because they excavate wood in order to build their nests. Their excavation results in smooth tunnels inside the wood. These are large ants ranging in size from one-quarter inch for a worker ant to up to three-quarters inch for a queen. Habits All species of carpenter ants mainly attack wood that is or has been …

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