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Species: Camponotus tricoloratus   Clark, 1941 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) tricoloratus Clark, 1941b PDF: 90, pl. 13, figs. 22, 23 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  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 tricoloratus ClarkHNS

Worker. HW 1.9 - 5.1; HL 3.2 - 5.0; PW 1.5 - 2.8. Yellow to brown; glossy; plentiful erect setae under head, none on tibia and scape, sparse otherwise. Major worker. Head sides mostly straight; vertex straight; in profile feebly truncate; clypeus in profile concave near anterior margin, in front view straight, crenulate, projecting with 135° corners; propodeal dorsum and declivity straight, angle well rounded; node summit sharp, front and back convex. Minor worker. Head sides straight tapering to a collar behind; frontal carinae narrow in front, slightly wider behind; clypeus wide, anterior margin convex, projecting; node long, summit blunt, front and back convex.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., rural environ..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Dry pits.

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-053499; syntype of Camponotus tricoloratus: antweb1008151

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