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Species: Camponotus pallidiceps   Emery, 1887 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Camponotus nigriceps var. pallidiceps Emery, 1887a PDF: 211 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: McArthur & Adams, 1996: 38.
See also: Clark, 1934c PDF: 71.


  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 pallidiceps EmeryHNS

Worker. HW 1.60 - 4.10; HL 2.20 - 4.10; PW 1.4 - 2.6. Light brown head; under head with a few long erect fine setae, more with minor workers; mesosoma with scattered golden long fine erect setae; mesosoma with plentiful flat-lying short setae; tibiae and scapes with short setae raised to 30°; mesosoma dorsum evenly convex; node summit sharp; finely reticulate; polymorphic. Major worker. PD / D about 1.5; head sides convex, tapering forward; metanotum marked by fine lines; eyes flat. Minor worker. PD / D 3; head sides straight, parallel; vertex convex; metanotum absent; eyes bulbous.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in wet sclerophyll.

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus nigriceps pallidiceps: casent0905232, casent0905233

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