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**combination in ''C. (Thlipsepinotus)'': Santschi, 1928e: 483.
 
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**Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 250; Emery, 1896d: 374 (in list); Emery, 1925b: 112; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 118; Taylor, 1987a: 14; Bolton, 1995b: 121; McArthur, 2007a: 340; McArthur, 2014: 132.
 
**Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 250; Emery, 1896d: 374 (in list); Emery, 1925b: 112; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 118; Taylor, 1987a: 14; Bolton, 1995b: 121; McArthur, 2007a: 340; McArthur, 2014: 132.
**''rubra'', see under ''ruber''.
 
  
 
===Type Material===
 
===Type Material===

Latest revision as of 09:31, 1 August 2020

Camponotus rubiginosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. rubiginosus
Binomial name
Camponotus rubiginosus
Mayr, 1876

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

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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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • rubiginosus. Camponotus rubiginosus Mayr, 1876: 66 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmogonia): Forel, 1914a: 269;
    • combination in C. (Myrmophyma): Emery, 1920b: 257;
    • combination in C. (Thlipsepinotus): Santschi, 1928e: 483.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 250; Emery, 1896d: 374 (in list); Emery, 1925b: 112; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 118; Taylor, 1987a: 14; Bolton, 1995b: 121; McArthur, 2007a: 340; McArthur, 2014: 132.

Type Material

  • Syntype, worker(s), Peak Downs, Queensland, Australia.

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

Description

Worker 5 -10 mm long. Ferruginous, last 3 segments of the abdomen black, in the major worker the head and mandibles are darker, meso and meta thorax anteriorly black, in the minor worker head and thorax black, clypeus, joints and posterior of metanotum (= pronotum) more or less chestnut or ferruginous; with erect pilosity and short rigid erect hairs on tibias, pubescence scattered very fine adpressed; glossy finely coriaceous with scattered punctations, gaster with very fine transverse striations; clypeus in the major worker without keel and with anterior margin bidentate, in the minor worker a keel and the anterior border bowed without teeth; thorax is short, from the middle of the pronotum to the declining part of the metanotum the dorsum is nearly straight, declining part of the metanotum (= propodeum)is subvertical, below oblique; node on the petiole is egg shaped.

Peak Downs,Queensland.

References

  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 257, Combination in C. (Myrmophyma))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 269, Combination in C. (Myrmogonia))
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 66, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928e. Nouvelles fourmis d'Australie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 465-483 (page 483, Combination in C. (Thlipsepinotus))