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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: 15 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in peripheral to cultivated cotton, 0 times found in mixed mesic forest ravine, 29 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 5 times found in mixed forest, 0 times found in in swamp, 3 times found in oak area, 2 times found in oak grove, 10 times found in bottomland hardwood forest, 13 times found in Quercus alba stump, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times strays, 5 times litter, 2 times hardwood trees, 1 times nests under bark of dead and down tree, 1 times nest under rock, 2 times in dead wood, 1 times foragers on low foliage, 2 times foragers on ground, 1 times stray foragers on oak, 1 times nesting in empty garden pots, 1 times in trash can, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 31 times pitfall trap, 1 times on silver poplar tree (Populus alba), 3 times Lindgren funnel baited with Typosan and alpha pinene, 12 times Lindgren funnel, 7 times bait trap, 0 times malaise trap, 2 times Lindgren funnel baited with Typosan, 17 times Search, 2 times blacklight trap, 7 times hand collecting, 2 times under bark of log, ...
Elevations: collected from 5 - 3200 meters, 522 meters average