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Carpenter ant

Index Carpenter ant

Carpenter ants (Camponotus spp.) are large ants indigenous to many forested parts of the world. [1]

93 relations: Africa, Altruism, Amino acid, Ant, Aphid, Auguste Forel, Autothysis, Bacteria, Banded sugar ant, Biosynthesis, Black carpenter ant, Black-headed sugar ant, Blochmannia, California, Camponotus americanus, Camponotus anderseni, Camponotus atriceps, Camponotus bishamon, Camponotus chromaiodes, Camponotus cinctellus, Camponotus compressus, Camponotus daitoensis, Camponotus empedocles, Camponotus festinatus, Camponotus flavomarginatus, Camponotus floridanus, Camponotus gigas, Camponotus herculeanus, Camponotus japonicus, Camponotus modoc, Camponotus monju, Camponotus nearcticus, Camponotus novaeboracensis, Camponotus reburrus, Camponotus saundersi, Camponotus schmitzi, Camponotus sericeus, Camponotus silvestrii, Camponotus tortuganus, Camponotus triodiae, Camponotus universitatis, Camponotus vagus, Camponotus variegatus, Carbohydrate, Carl Linnaeus, Carlo Emery, Carpenter ant, Cellulose, Coefficient of relationship, Columbus, Ohio, ..., E. O. Wilson, Endosymbiont, Eocene, Frass, Globitermes sulphureus, Golden tail sugar ant, Gustav Mayr, Haplodiploidy, Honeypot ant, Incest, Indigenous (ecology), Indigenous Australians, Johan Christian Fabricius, John Muir, Kin selection, Larva, List of Camponotus species, Maine, Namib Desert dune ant, National Pest Management Association, Nectar, North America, Northern Paiute, Nuptial flight, Obligate, Ohio State University, Pheromone, Pierre André Latreille, Polygyny, Protease, Protein, Samuel Botsford Buckley, San people, Sawdust, Scurvy, Social immunity, Southeast Asia, Species, Submandibular gland, Termite, Wolbachia, Wood, 10th edition of Systema Naturae. Expand index (43 more) »

Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Altruism

Altruism is the principle and moral practice of concern for happiness of other human beings, resulting in a quality of life both material and spiritual.

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Amino acid

Amino acids are organic compounds containing amine (-NH2) and carboxyl (-COOH) functional groups, along with a side chain (R group) specific to each amino acid.

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Ant

Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera.

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Aphid

Aphids are small sap-sucking insects and members of the superfamily Aphidoidea.

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Auguste Forel

Auguste-Henri Forel (1 September 1848 – 27 July 1931) was a Swiss myrmecologist, neuroanatomist, psychiatrist and eugenicist, notable for his investigations into the structure of the human brain and that of ants.

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Autothysis

Autothysis (from the Greek roots autos- αὐτός "self" and thysia θυσία "sacrifice") or suicidal altruism is the process where an animal destroys itself via an internal rupturing or explosion of an organ which ruptures the skin.

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Bacteria

Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.

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Banded sugar ant

The banded sugar ant (Camponotus consobrinus), also known as the sugar ant, is a species of ant native to Australia.

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Biosynthesis

Biosynthesis (also called anabolism) is a multi-step, enzyme-catalyzed process where substrates are converted into more complex products in living organisms.

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Black carpenter ant

The black carpenter ant (Camponotus pennsylvanicus) is a species of carpenter ant.

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Black-headed sugar ant

The black-headed sugar ant (Camponotus nigriceps), also known as the brown sugar ant, is a species of Formicinae ant endemic to Australia.

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Blochmannia

Blochmannia is a genus of symbiotic bacteria found in carpenter ant.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Camponotus americanus

Camponotus americanus is a species of carpenter ant.

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Camponotus anderseni

Camponotus anderseni is a species of mangrove ant found in northern Australia.

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Camponotus atriceps

Camponotus atriceps, previously referred as C. abdominalis, is a species of carpenter ant, endemic to the Americas.

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Camponotus bishamon

is a species of carpenter ant endemic to Japan.

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Camponotus chromaiodes

Camponotus chromaiodes, known generally as the ferruginous carpenter ant or red carpenter ant, is a species of ant in the family Formicidae.

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Camponotus cinctellus

Camponotus cinctellus, commonly known as the shiny sugar ant, is a species of sugar antITIS: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System.

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Camponotus compressus

Camponotus compressus is a species of ant found in India and Southeast Asia.

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Camponotus daitoensis

is a species of carpenter ant, endemic to the Daitō Islands, Japan.

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Camponotus empedocles

Camponotus empedocles is a large and dark species of sugar ant with an extensive range in the Afrotropics.

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Camponotus festinatus

Camponotus festinatus is a species of carpenter ant that is typically found in the Southwestern United States and northern reaches of Mexico.

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Camponotus flavomarginatus

Camponotus flavomarginatus is a black coloured ant with coarse erect hairs on the abdomen.

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Camponotus floridanus

Camponotus floridanus, or Florida carpenter ant, is a species of ant in the genus Camponotus.

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Camponotus gigas

Camponotus gigas or giant forest ant is a large species of ant, native to Southeast Asian forests.

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Camponotus herculeanus

Camponotus herculeanus (or Hercules ant) is a species of ant in the genus Camponotus.

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Camponotus japonicus

Camponotus japonicus, more often known under the common name Japanese carpenter ant, is a species of ant native to East Asia.

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Camponotus modoc

Camponotus modoc or western carpenter ant is a black carpenter ant with dark red legs.

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Camponotus monju

Camponotus monju is a species of carpenter ant known from Japan and Taiwan.

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Camponotus nearcticus

Camponotus nearcticus, commonly named smaller carpenter ant is a relatively small carpenter ant.

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Camponotus novaeboracensis

Camponotus novaeboracensis, the new York carpenter ant, is a species of ant in the family Formicidae.

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Camponotus reburrus

Camponotus reburrus (from Latin, reburrus, meaning one with bristling hair, referring to the hairs on the head) is a species of carpenter ants in the subfamily Formicinae.

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Camponotus saundersi

Camponotus saundersi is a species of ant found in Malaysia and Brunei, belonging to the genus of Carpenter ants.

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Camponotus schmitzi

Camponotus schmitzi is a species of carpenter ant native to Borneo, Schuitemaker, J.P. & A. Stärcke 1933.

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Camponotus sericeus

Camponotus sericeus is a species of carpenter ant (genus Camponotus) widely distributed in the Afrotropical and oriental regions.

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Camponotus silvestrii

Camponotus silvestrii is a species of carpenter ant in the genus Camponotus.

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Camponotus tortuganus

Camponotus tortuganus is a species of ant in the family Formicidae.

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Camponotus triodiae

Camponotus triodiae is a species of ant found in Australia, originally discovered in northern South Australia.

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Camponotus universitatis

Camponotus universitatis is a species of ant in the genus Camponotus, the carpenter ants.

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Camponotus vagus

Camponotus vagus is a species of large, black, West Palaearctic carpenter ant with a wide range that includes much of Europe, a large area of Asia, and part of Africa.

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Camponotus variegatus

Camponotus variegatus is a species of carpenter ant (genus Camponotus).

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Carbohydrate

A carbohydrate is a biomolecule consisting of carbon (C), hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O) atoms, usually with a hydrogen–oxygen atom ratio of 2:1 (as in water); in other words, with the empirical formula (where m may be different from n).

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Carlo Emery

Carlo Emery (25 October 1848, Naples – 11 May 1925) was an Italian entomologist.

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Carpenter ant

Carpenter ants (Camponotus spp.) are large ants indigenous to many forested parts of the world.

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Cellulose

Cellulose is an organic compound with the formula, a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to many thousands of β(1→4) linked D-glucose units.

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Coefficient of relationship

The coefficient of relationship is a measure of the degree of consanguinity (or biological relationship) between two individuals.

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Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is the state capital and the most populous city in Ohio.

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E. O. Wilson

Edward Osborne Wilson (born June 10, 1929), usually cited as E. O. Wilson, is an American biologist, researcher, theorist, naturalist and author.

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Endosymbiont

An endosymbiont or endobiont is any organism that lives within the body or cells of another organism in a symbiotic relationship with the host body or cell, often but not always to mutual benefit.

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Eocene

The Eocene Epoch, lasting from, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era.

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Frass

Frass refers loosely to the more or less solid excreta of insects, and to certain other related matter.

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Globitermes sulphureus

Globitermes sulphureus is a species of termite that is very common in Central and Southern Vietnam and also present in other areas of South East Asia, including Malaysia.

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Golden tail sugar ant

The Golden tail sugar ant (Camponotus aeneopilosus or also commonly known as the golden black sugar ant) is a species of ant in the genus Camponotus.

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Gustav Mayr

Gustav L. Mayr (12 October 1830 in Vienna – 14 July 1908 in Vienna) was an Austrian entomologist and professor in Budapest and Vienna.

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Haplodiploidy

Haplodiploidy is a sex-determination system in which males develop from unfertilized eggs and are haploid, and females develop from fertilized eggs and are diploid.

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Honeypot ant

Honeypot ants, also called honey ants, are ants which have specialized workers (repletes, plerergates, or rotunds) that are gorged with food by workers to the point that their abdomens swell enormously.

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Incest

Incest is sexual activity between family members or close relatives.

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Indigenous (ecology)

In biogeography, a species is defined as indigenous to a given region or ecosystem if its presence in that region is the result of only natural process, with no human intervention.

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Indigenous Australians

Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.

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Johan Christian Fabricius

Johan Christian Fabricius (7 January 1745 – 3 March 1808) was a Danish zoologist, specialising in "Insecta", which at that time included all arthropods: insects, arachnids, crustaceans and others.

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John Muir

John Muir (April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) also known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States.

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Kin selection

Kin selection is the evolutionary strategy that favours the reproductive success of an organism's relatives, even at a cost to the organism's own survival and reproduction.

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Larva

A larva (plural: larvae) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adults.

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List of Camponotus species

This is a list of extant valid species and subspecies of the formicine genus Camponotus (carpenter ants).

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Maine

Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Namib Desert dune ant

The Namib Desert dune ant, Camponotus detritus, is a large ant species distinguished by white and black symmetrical stripes and markings on its hairy abdomen.

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National Pest Management Association

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is a non-profit trade association founded in 1933 that represents the interests of the professional pest management industry and pest control professionals in the United States.

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Nectar

Nectar is a sugar-rich liquid produced by plants in glands called nectaries, either within the flowers with which it attracts pollinating animals, or by extrafloral nectaries, which provide a nutrient source to animal mutualists, which in turn provide antiherbivore protection.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Northern Paiute

Northern Paiute is a Numic tribe that has traditionally lived in the Great Basin in eastern California, western Nevada, and southeast Oregon.

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Nuptial flight

Nuptial flight is an important phase in the reproduction of most ant, termite, and some bee species.

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Obligate

As an adjective, obligate means "by necessity" (antonym facultative) and is used mainly in biology in phrases such as.

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Ohio State University

The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a large, primarily residential, public university in Columbus, Ohio.

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Pheromone

A pheromone (from Ancient Greek φέρω phero "to bear" and hormone, from Ancient Greek ὁρμή "impetus") is a secreted or excreted chemical factor that triggers a social response in members of the same species.

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Pierre André Latreille

Pierre André Latreille (29 November 1762 – 6 February 1833) was a French zoologist, specialising in arthropods.

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Polygyny

Polygyny (from Neoclassical Greek πολυγυνία from πολύ- poly- "many", and γυνή gyne "woman" or "wife") is the most common and accepted form of polygamy, entailing the marriage of a man with several women.

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Protease

A protease (also called a peptidase or proteinase) is an enzyme that performs proteolysis: protein catabolism by hydrolysis of peptide bonds.

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Protein

Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

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Samuel Botsford Buckley

Samuel Botsford Buckley (May 9, 1809 – February 18, 1884) was an American botanist, geologist, and naturalist.

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San people

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Sawdust

Sawdust or wood dust is a by-product or waste product of woodworking operations such as sawing, milling, planing, routing, drilling and sanding.

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Scurvy

Scurvy is a disease resulting from a lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

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Social immunity

Social immunity is any antiparasite defence which is mounted for the benefit of individuals other than the actor.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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Species

In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Submandibular gland

The paired submandibular glands (historically known as submaxillary glands) are major salivary glands located beneath the floor of the mouth.

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Termite

Termites are eusocial insects that are classified at the taxonomic rank of infraorder Isoptera, or as epifamily Termitoidae within the cockroach order Blattodea.

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Wolbachia

Wolbachia is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects, but also some nematodes.

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Wood

Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

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10th edition of Systema Naturae

The 10th edition of Systema Naturae is a book written by Carl Linnaeus and published in two volumes in 1758 and 1759, which marks the starting point of zoological nomenclature.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpenter_ant

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