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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) extensus   Mayr, 1876 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Camponotus extensus Mayr, 1876 PDF: 65 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 230; Emery, 1894g PDF: 3; Emery, 1896j PDF: 371; Emery, 1920b PDF: 255.
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  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 extensus MayrHNS

Worker. HW 1.1 - 2.2; HL 1.6 - 2.7; PW 0.95 - 1.25. Brown; finely punctate, more so in front view, glossy; scapes and tibiae with plentiful short setae raised to about 45°; mesosoma long (particularly propodeum) with about 20 erect setae varying in length from half EL to EL, plentiful short erect setae under head; legs slightly lighter. Major worker. Head is much longer than wide, sides convex and tapering strongly to front; vertex straight in front view; anterior clypeal margin median section bounded by square corners widely concave between; node summit blunt; PD / D about 3.5. Minor worker. Head sides convex, parallel, tapering feebly to rear (more so in smallest workers); vertex convex; anterior clypeal margin median section bounded by rounded corners, straight between; node summit convex; PD / D about 4.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Eucalyptus woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nocturnal ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Site RHNC09, Ethylene glycol pitfalls.

Elevations: collected at 500 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1983-08-21 and 2003-09-01

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus extensus: casent0915758

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