Camponotus leae Wheeler

McArthur, A. J., 2007, A key to Camponotus Mayr of Australia., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 290-351: 318

publication ID

21285

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Camponotus leae Wheeler
status

 

Camponotus leae Wheeler  HNS 

Worker. HW 1.05 - 2.90; HL 1.30 - 2.90; FCW 0.34 - 1.00; PW 0.95 - 2.00. Red brown and brown combination; entirely covered with plentiful erect setae (more on major than minor) including scapes, tibiae and under head. Major worker (not previously described). Head sides mostly straight, tapering forward; vertex straight; forehead swollen; anterior clypeal margin median portion not projecting, narrow (about 1 / 3 anterior head width), bounded by two blunt teeth with a deep concavity between; frontal carinae scarcely diverging, wide; integument of head finely reticulate; pronotum convex; mesonotum straight; metanotum distinct; propodeal dorsum straight; PD / D about 1; node summit sharp. Minor worker. Head sides straight, parallel; vertex convex; pronotum convex; mesonotum straight; metanotum a wide V; propodeal dorsum straight; PD / D about 2; anterior clypeal margin median portion projecting, wide, slightly convex, crenulate; node summit flat, longer than high; integument of head finely and coarsely punctate.