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Carpenter Ants - Camponotus laevigatus

Carpenter Ants - Camponotus laevigatus
Pack Forest (near Eatonville), Pierce County, Washington, USA
July 11, 2009
Hugo Peak trail. This guy, on the other hand, kept wandering around outside the entrances into the colony, checking the other ants' credentials, and basically looking like he was ready for a fight.

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Carpenter Ants - Camponotus laevigatus Carpenter Ants - Camponotus laevigatus

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Subfamily Formicinae
Camponotus laevigatus, an atypically shiny, black carpenter ant, common in western mountains.

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