Camponotus claripes inverallensis

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Camponotus claripes inverallensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. claripes
Subspecies: C. claripes inverallensis
Trinomial name
Camponotus claripes inverallensis
Forel, 1910

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • inverallensis. Camponotus claripes var. inverallensis Forel, 1910b: 72 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in C. (Myrmophyma): Emery, 1925b: 110. Currently subspecies of claripes: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 111.

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 Length 6 to 10mm Sculpture and shine as with the type, distribution of colors and the form of the epinotum is rather like the sub species marcens but the red yellow is paler and more dull than marcens especially in the case of the minor worker. The form of the head is intermediary; the sides are less convex than the type claripes.

Reedy Creek, Inverall, NSW (Froggatt)

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 110, Combination in C. (Myrmophyma))
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 72, soldier, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 111, Subspecies of claripes)