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Carpenter Ants and Damage

Carpenter ants don’t consume wood like termites but excavate it to make their nests, which in large colonies can consist of an extensive network of galleries and tunnels often beginning in an area where there is damage from water or wood decay. From here they can expand the nest into sound wood... more
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Carpenter Ants in New England… Spring is Their Season

At least three carpenter ant species invade homes in New England.  The black carpenter ant, Camponotus pennsylvanicus, is the most common invader in New England. Insects are divided into three distinct body sections, head, thorax and abdomen.  Ants are related to wasps and bees and the thorax... more
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