Origin of carpenter ant
Examples from the Web for carpenter ant
One kind of carpenter-ant covers its walls with a mixture of sawdust, earth, and spiders' webs.The Adventures of a Grain of Dust|Hallam Hawksworth
Among these are the two large species of carpenter-ant before mentioned, which work in stumps or fallen timber.
The carpenter-ant has no moral sense, and is not amenable either to kindness or blows.Falling in Love|Grant Allen