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Species: Camponotus darlingtoni   Wheeler, 1934 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus (Myrmophyma) darlingtoni Wheeler, 1934d PDF: 160 (s.w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Date of publication: 5.x.1934.].
Senior synonym of the unnecessary replacement name Camponotus rottnesti and junior synonym of Camponotus testaceipes: Brown, 1956a PDF: 39.
Revived from synonym: McArthur et al., 1998 PDF: 595.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: McArthur, A. J., 2007, A key to Camponotus Mayr of Australia., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 290-351

Camponotus darlingtoni WheelerHNS

Worker. HW 0.95 - 2.65; HL 1.3 - 2.6; PW 0.9 - 1.65. Black to dark brown, legs lighter; a few erect setae scattered over mesosoma, none under head, on scapes nor tibiae. Major worker. Anterior clypeal margin projecting, median section straight, bounded by rounded corners. Minor worker. Anterior clypeal margin evenly convex with rounded corners.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Coastal woodland, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., revegetated suburban dune (reserve), 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Suburban property, 1 times found in Wooded sandplain.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times soil, 1 times On tree trunk, 1 times Nest in old Banksia stump; in tunnels under bark, 1 times In leaf web, 1 times On trunk of Eucalyptus erythrocorys.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall.

Type specimens:

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