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Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Camponotus pennsylvanicus
3.7km N Burton, Washington County, Texas, USA
July 20, 2019
At hotdog baits. Successfully defended against Pheidole obscurithorax for around half an hour by tearing apart minor workers and even going down the nearby nest entrance to suppress them:

They were finally chased off the bait by an overwhelming wave of Solenopsis invicta.