Carpenter ants, etc.
- Camponotites macropterus
- Camponotus (carpenter ants)
- Chimaeromyrma brachycephala
- Forelophilus overbecki
- Overbeckia subclavata
- Pseudocamponotus elkoanus
CharacteristicsThe Camponotini have the following synapomorphies (Bolton 2003):
- Mandibular tooth 3 not reduced
- Antennal sockets positioned well behind posterior clypeal margin
- Larval labrum with chiloscleres
- Larvae with praesaepium
Bolton, B. 1994. Identification Guide to the Ant Genera of the World. 222 pp. Cambridge, Mass.
Bolton, B. 1995. A New General Catalog of the Ants of the World. 504 pp. Cambridge, Mass.
Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. 370 pp. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Vol. 71. Gainesville, FL.
Hölldobler, B. and E. O. Wilson. 1990. The Ants. 732 pp. Harvard University Press.
Wheeler, G. C. & Wheeler, J. 1976. Ant larvae: review and synthesis. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington 74: 1-108.
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