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|Subspecies of Camponotus herculeanus: Forel, 1879a PDF: 57; Mayr, 1886d PDF: 420; Wheeler, 1913d PDF: 117; Wheeler, 1917k PDF: 465; Wheeler, 1932a PDF: 13; Buren, 1944a PDF: 293.|
|Status as species: Ruzsky, 1896 PDF: 67; Forel, 1901m PDF: 70; Forel, 1907h PDF: 10; Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 335; Emery, 1920b PDF: 255; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 367; Smith, 1979: 1427.|
The eastern black carpenter ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus (Urbana, Illinois).
Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 3 times found in oak area, 2 times found in oak grove, 1 times found in mixed beech buttress log mold & tree hole, 3 times found in riparian mixed hardwood forest, 0 times found in Mixed deciduous forest, 0 times found in douglas fir forest, 0 times found in Beech-maple forest, 0 times found in Black oak dunes, 2 times found in oak woods, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times strays, 2 times hardwood trees, 1 times nests under bark of dead and down tree, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times stray foragers on oak, 1 times nesting in empty garden pots, 2 times in dead wood, 1 times foragers on low foliage, 2 times foragers on ground, 1 times under log, 1 times strays; Prenolepis nest in soil, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times on silver poplar tree (Populus alba), 7 times bait trap, 14 times Search, 7 times hand collecting, 2 times under bark of log, 0 times Log stage 3, 0 times direct collection, 0 times Log stage 4, 0 times Log stage 2, 0 times Log stage 5, 1 times bait, ...
Elevations: collected from 5 - 3200 meters, 516 meters average