Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) semitestaceus
McLaughlin UC Reserve, California, USA
C. semitestaceus is a common soil-nesting ant in the California coast range and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. This major worker is lighter in color than most workers of this species.
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