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carpenter ant

Scientific Name
Camponotus nearcticus
Scientific Author
Emery
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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USA. 13 Aug 1993, ex Douglas fir
Source
Simon Hinkley & Ken Walker Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes

Camponotus nearcticus worker body length ranges from 3.5 to 7.5 mm. This species can be distinguished from others in the subgenus by the lack of erect hairs on the gena, scarcity of erect hairs on the clypeal disc, and by its colour which is dark brown to black.

 

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Author
Walker, K.
Created
04/07/2006 10:27 AEST
Last Updated
25/11/2011 10:29 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2006) carpenter ant (Camponotus nearcticus) Updated on 11/25/2011 10:29:37 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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