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Carpenter Ant

Scientific Name
Camponotus chloroticus
Scientific Author
Emery, 1897
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae: Camponotini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Headfront - Worker
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HYM12
Source
Caroline Harding MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Petiolar node a raised projection or point; propodeum lacking distinct dorsal and posterior faces, sloping with varying degrees of smoothness; heads of all workers, but especially small ones, much longer than wide (excluding mandibles); propoduem in lateral view sloping smoothly to petiolar insertion; maximum head width 2.3mm and maximum head length 2.6 mm in major workers; maximum total body length 6.5mm; long, standing hairs lateral to eyes present in majors; head and gaster orange, mesosoma often more yellow.

References

- Clouse, R.M. (2007). The ants of Micronesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Micronesica, 39(2): 171-295.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
09/11/2011 09:20 AEST
Last Updated
08/05/2014 21:23 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Carpenter Ant (Camponotus chloroticus) Updated on 5/8/2014 9:23:52 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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