Camponotus aureopilus (Shattuck, S. O. 2005)

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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Hymenoptera
Familia: Formicidae
Genus: Camponotus

Name

Camponotus aureopilus Shattuck, S. O., 2005Wikispecies linkPensoft Profile

Materials Examined

Papua New Guinea Rawlinson Mountains Papua New Guinea north-eastern Papua New Guinea (specific locality unknown)

Diagnosis

Diagnosis (minor worker). Enlarged hairs absent from pronotum (but thin erect hairs present); enlarged hairs on gaster limited to a small central cluster.

Description

Description (minor worker). Posterolateral margin of head angular, the dorsal surface weakly convex, the lateral surface weakly concave, a ridge running from just below the eye to the posterolateral corner. Petiolar node tapering dorsally into a blunt angle. Individual erect hairs scattered on dorsum of mesosoma, petiole and gaster; enlarged yellow hairs present on central region of the gastral dorsum; pubescence abundant on entire body. Colour black, gaster dark red-black, legs dark red. Measurements. Minor worker (n=2): CI 92-94, HL 1.80-2.21mm, HW 1.65- 2.08mm, ML 2.78-3.19mm, MTL 2.06-2.25mm, SI 120-139, SL 2.29-2.50mm.

Materials Examined

Papua New Guinea Mt. Lina, Cyclops Mountains, 3,500 ft. Cheesman, L. E.

Discussion

Comments. Emery (1925) transferred this species from the subgenus Myrmogonia (where it was originally placed) to Myrmophyma, with Santschi (1928) subsequently transferring it to Thlipsepinotus. Unfortunately the subgeneric classification within CamponotusHNS is currently rather confused and subgeneric placements are difficult to assess rigorously. The queen was described by Stitz (1938), but little else is known about this species. Stitz (1938) described velutinusHNS as a subspecies of aureopilusHNS, citing differences in the shape of the petiolar node to justify his new taxon. However, even with the limited material currently available this difference is slight and there appears to be little justification for recognising this taxon as distinct from aureopilusHNS. Because of this velutinusHNS is here treated as a synonym of aureopilusHNS.

Taxon Treatment

  • Shattuck, S. O.; 2005: Review of the Camponotus aureopilus species-group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae), including a second Camponotus with a metapleural gland., Zootaxa 903: 4-6. doi
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