Camponotus trepidulus

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Camponotus trepidulus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. trepidulus
Binomial name
Camponotus trepidulus
Creighton, 1965

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Specimen labels

This species nests in dead limbs of oak (Quercus oblongifolia). Specimens from Nogales were collected from wood in tunnels of Ailanthus.

Identification

The propodeal angle of this species is low and completely rounded. The petiole is rectangular shaped in profile, the top of the node has a flattened face. (Mackay and Mackay 2002)

Distribution

United States, Arizona. Mexico, Baja California

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Habitat

Oak woodlands.

Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • trepidulus. Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) trepidulus Creighton, 1965b: 7, figs. 5-8 (s.w.q.m.) U.S.A.

Description

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