Key to Camponotus Karavaievia workers

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This worker key is based on: Dumpert, K., U. Maschwitz and A. Weissflog. 2006. Description of five new weaver ant species of Camponotus subgenus Karavaievia EMERY, 1925 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Malaysia and Thailand, with contribution to their biology, especially to colony foundation. Myrmecologische Nachrichten. 8:69-82. PDF

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  • Body slender; decumbent pubescence lacking. Head distinctly longer than wide (CI 90.4 ± 2.4) . . . . . Camponotus striatipes
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  • Yellow or lightly yellowish brown in color . . . . . 4

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  • Head not that much wider than long (CI 104 or below) . . . . . 6

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  • Petiolar scale pointed when seen from front or behind . . . . . 8

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  • Head longer than wide or as long as wide (CI equal or less than 100) . . . . . 9

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  • Uniformly dirty yellow, anterior parts of head and gaster lighter; gaster with darker segment borders . . . . . Camponotus exsectus
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  • Head, mesosoma, and legs reddish brown, gaster blackish brown with lighter brown segment borders; apical flagellum and front of head yellow . . . . . Camponotus overbecki
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  • Head, mesosoma, scapes and legs dark brown; gaster, petiole, apical antennal flagellum and front of head reddish . . . . . Camponotus texens
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  • Head, gaster, and legs uniformly brown, mesosoma yellowish, scapes and basal antennal segments dark brown . . . . . Camponotus gentingensis
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  • Head and gaster dark brown, mesosoma reddish to dark brown . . . . . Camponotus orinus
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