Camponotus aeneopilosus flavidopubescens

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Camponotus aeneopilosus flavidopubescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. aeneopilosus
Subspecies: C. aeneopilosus flavidopubescens
Trinomial name
Camponotus aeneopilosus flavidopubescens
Forel, 1902

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -30.65° to -30.65°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • flavidopubescens. Camponotus aeneopilosus var. flavidopubescens Forel, 1902h: 504 (w.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmophyma): Emery, 1925b: 110.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1928e: 482.
    • Subspecies of aeneopilosus: Emery, 1925b: 110; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 110; Taylor, 1987a: 10; Bolton, 1995b: 99; McArthur, 2014: 142.

Type Material

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Worker minor. Length 4.8 to 5.5mm. Head scarcely enlarged behind (less than in the case of the minor worker of the type). The gaster only has a pale yellowish pubescence, less abundant than the type where the gaster has a bronze pubescence.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 99, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 110, combination in C. (Myrmophyma))
  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 504, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928e. Nouvelles fourmis d'Australie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 465-483 (page 482, raised to species)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 110, subspecies of aeneopilosus)