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Species: Camponotus spenceri   Clark, 1930 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus spenceri Clark, 1930c PDF: 18. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Camponotus reticulatus Kirby, 1896 PDF: 204.
[Junior primary homonym of Camponotus reticulatus Roger, 1863a PDF: 139.].

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 spenseriHNS Clark

Worker. HW 1.4 - 2.5; HL 1.8 - 2.7; PW 1.1 - 1.50. Brown; finely punctate; scapes and tibiae with plentiful short setae raised to about 45°; mesosoma with about 20 erect setae longer than EL, plentiful short erect setae under head. Major worker. Head sides convex, tapering strongly to front, anterior clypeal margin median section bounded by square corners with a wide shallow concavity between; node summit blunt; PD / D about 2.5. Minor worker. Head sides evenly convex; vertex convex; anterior clypeal margin median section bounded by rounded corners, straight between; node summit blunt; propodeum dorsum straight, angle distinct, about 150°; PD / D about 3.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus spenceri: antweb1008150



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