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The ferruginus carpenter ant Camponotus chromaiodes (Heath, Ohio).
Camponotus chromaiodes is a large, rusty brown-orange carpenter spiecies. Head is charcoal black, thorax and legs are rusty brown or orange; sometimes barely noticeable, the gaster is also black with gold hairs lining segments.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 65 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in mixed mesic forest ravine, 0 times found in peripheral to cultivated cotton, 0 times found in in swamp, 20 times found in Pine Flatwoods, 18 times found in nest at base of Quercus sp., 15 times found in mixed forest, 0 times found in in redwood lumber shipped from CALIF. 9-10 months earlier, 10 times found in mixed Flatwoods Site 1, 8 times found in dead pine trees, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times leaf litter, 1 times litter, 1 times soil and leaf litter, 0 times litter†, 1 times gravel road in campground, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex decayed log, 1 times under large moss-covered log.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 94 times pitfall trap, 3 times malaise trap, 32 times Lindgren funnel, 20 times Lindgren funnel baited with Typosan, 11 times Berlese funnel, 10 times beating, 0 times blacklight trap, 0 times brown sugar yeast† trap, 1 times sweeping, 2 times blacklight, 3 times hotdog bait (Bar S brnad), ...
Elevations: collected from 5 - 154 meters, 94 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1922-04-29 00:00:00.0 and 2022-05-29 00:00:00.0