Camponotus sayi

  

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The Camponotus sayi nest was composed of tunnels like these through the wood. They had tunneled primarily through the dead wood, but were also in living wood, as in this photo.
The Camponotus sayi nest was composed of tunnels like these through the wood. They had tunneled primarily through the dead wood, but were also in living wood, as in this photo.
The Camponotus sayi winged queen.
The Camponotus sayi winged queen.
The Camponotus sayi major, head on view.
The Camponotus sayi major, head on view.
The Camponotus sayi major, side view. There is a minor grooming herself in the background.
The Camponotus sayi major, side view. There is a minor grooming herself in the background.
The Camponotus sayi major, side of head.
The Camponotus sayi major, side of head.
The Camponotus sayi major and minor workers. In spite of their difference in appearance, these ants are the same species and come from the same nest.
The Camponotus sayi major and minor workers. In spite of their difference in appearance, these ants are the same species and come from the same nest.
Camponotus sayi major, held in my fingers for scale
Camponotus sayi major, held in my fingers for scale