Camponotus aeneopilosus flavidopubescens

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Camponotus aeneopilosus flavidopubescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. aeneopilosus
Subspecies: C. aeneopilosus flavidopubescens
Trinomial name
Camponotus aeneopilosus flavidopubescens
Forel, 1902

Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • flavidopubescens. Camponotus aeneopilosus var. flavidopubescens Forel, 1902h: 504 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in C. (Myrmophyma): Emery, 1925b: 110. Raised to species: Santschi, 1928e: 482. Currently subspecies of aeneopilosus: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 110.

Type Material

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Worker minor. Length 4.8 to 5.5mm. Head scarcely enlarged behind (less than in the case of the minor worker of the type). The gaster only has a pale yellowish pubescence, less abundant than the type where the gaster has a bronze pubescence.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 99, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 110, combination in C. (Myrmophyma))
  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 504, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928e. Nouvelles fourmis d'Australie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 465-483 (page 482, raised to species)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 110, subspecies of aeneopilosus)