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Ant

Scientific Name
Cardiocondyla sp.
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Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae: Formicoxenini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Length around 1.5-3.5 mm; head rectangular with rounded occipital border; mandibles triangular, each usually with 5 teeth; clypeus widely projecting anteriorly, covering bases of mandibles; eyes relatively well-developed. Antennae with 12 segments (11 in some species); the apical 3 segments forming a club; palpal formula 5:3; dorsal outline of mesosoma almost straight in profile; propodeal spines varying from absent to long; petiole slender in most species, with peduncle and subpetiolar process; postpetiole depressed in profile, broad in dorsal view, wider than long, wider than petiole; dorsal areas of head and mesosoma lacking hairs; legs short; middle and hind legs without tibial spurs.

References

- Shattuck, S.O & Barnett, N.J. (2001). Australian Ants Online. Available online: http://www.ento.csiro.au/science/ants/myrmicinae/cardiocondyla/cardiocondyla.htm (Date of access: 9 Jan 2009).
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
09/11/2011 09:33 AEST
Last Updated
08/05/2014 21:29 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Ant (Cardiocondyla sp.) Updated on 5/8/2014 9:29:51 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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