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Species: Camponotus froggatti   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus froggatti Forel, 1902j PDF: 504 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Santschi, 1928e PDF: 482.

Distribution:

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

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 froggatti ForelHNS

Worker. HW 0.9 - 1.8; HL 1.1 - 1.8; PW 0.8 - 1.2. Head, mesosoma, node and gaster black, legs lighter; glossy; propodeal dorsum mostly concave, angle 90°; long erect setae sparse everywhere, none on scapes, tibiae; anterior clypeal margin projecting; node summit convex. Major worker. Head sides mostly straight, tapering to front, widest behind eyes; anterior clypeal margin narrow, feebly concave, bounded by two small teeth; central clypeus widest posteriorly, raised above lateral margins. Minor worker. Head sides long, straight, tapering to front; anterior clypeal margin wide, convex; most of ant with white non-overlapping flat-lying setae; a few erect setae under head.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead twig on ground.

Elevations: collected at 342 m

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus froggatti: casent0910381, casent0910382



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