Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Part of subgenus Tanaemyrmex.
Explanation of Names
Author is Latreille
. From Latin, meaning chestnut-colored (Internet searches).
7-10 mm, major workers larger (?)
Typical Carpenter Ant, large and uniformly reddish orange. See Mississippi Entomological Museum
Nests in rotting logs, soil under rocks, etc., or even in exposed soil.
All year of course. Alates noted May-June (Mississippi) and September (Mississippi, North Carolina)