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Species: Camponotus tasmani   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus tasmani Forel, 1902j PDF: 503 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  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 tasmani ForelHNS

Worker. HW 1.5 - 3.5; HL 1.8 - 3.5; PW 1.3 - 2.4. Entirely clothed in erect whitish setae about EL; red and black; propodeum feebly concave. Major worker. Head sides feebly convex not tapering; vertex straight swollen; frontal carinae wide (about 1 / 3 HW); anterior clypeal margin with two blunt teeth separated by a shallow concavity; node summit blunt. Minor worker. Front of head clothed in short white setae hiding integument; anterior clypeal margin strongly projecting convex; node summit convex; PD / D about 3.5.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus tasmani: casent0910403

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