Camponotus crenatus

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Camponotus crenatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. crenatus
Binomial name
Camponotus crenatus
Mayr, 1876

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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.

  • crenatus. Camponotus crenatus Mayr, 1876: 64 (s.) AUSTRALIA. Subgenus indeterminate.

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 major. Length 8mm. Black, glossy, apical part of the mandibles ferruginous, antennae and part of the tarses dull chestnut; moderately hairy, very scattered pubescence, gaster and metanotum (= propodeum) rather densely pubescent, antennae and feet without erect hairs, mandibles curved, glossy with dispersed punctations; head minutely and densely punctated, with dispersed punctations, above anteriorly with clypeus scarcely keeled, anterior scarcely produced, with crenations impressed on the middle of the anterior margin; the thorax is finely correate, short, convex above the angle of the propodeum, the basal part of the metanotum (= propodeum) straight; the node on the petiole moderately thickened, rounded quadrate; gaster minutely transversely coriaceous-striate. Rockhampton in Queensland (Museum Godeffroy)

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 94, catalogue)
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 64, soldier described)