Camponotus consectator

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Camponotus consectator
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. consectator
Binomial name
Camponotus consectator
(Smith, F., 1858)

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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.

  • consectator. Formica consectator Smith, F. 1858b: 38 (q.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 4; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Bolton, 1995b: 94.

Type Material

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

Description

Female. Length 5 limes (10.5 mm) Black, smooth and shining. Head oblong, not wider than the thorax; the anterior margin of the clypeus entire; the mandibles strongly punctured,and ferruginous at their apex; the antennae and legs pale rofo-testaceous. Thorax ovate. Abdomen ovate;the node of the peduncle sub ovate, its superior margin entire.

Hab. Australia.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 94, catalogue)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 4, combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 38, queen described)