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Red carpenter ant. Macrophotograph of the head of a red carpenter ant (Camponotus ferrugineus). This carpenter ant builds a nest in damp wood. It is found in wooded areas of North America, feeding on plant and fruit juices, insects and other small invertebrates. A colony of these ants may cause severe structural damage to wooden houses. Magnification unknown.
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