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carpenter ant - Camponotus subbarbatus

carpenter ant - Camponotus subbarbatus
Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
July 30, 2008

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carpenter ant - Camponotus subbarbatus carpenter ant - Camponotus subbarbatus

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Camponotus subbarbatus
This is a common, though somewhat inconspicuous ant throughout the temperate eastern deciduous forest of North America, including occasionally in the patches of this vegetation type as far west as Kansas and Oklahoma. It usually nests in dead wood buried deeply in leaf litter or soil, and the workers commonly forage for honeydew and other nutritious droplets on foliage within 1 m. of the forest floor.

 
thanks for the info.
I wouldn't have guessed this was a Camponotus sp..
Great info. Thank you.