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Carpenter ants, etc.

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Classification after Bolton (2003).
Containing group: Formicinae


The Camponotini have the following synapomorphies (Bolton 2003):

Other Names for Camponotini


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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Scientific Name Camponotus vicinus
Location U.S.A. (California)
Comments Grooming major worker
Sex Female
Life Cycle Stage Major worker
Copyright © 2003 Alex Wild
Scientific Name Polyrhachis bicolor
Location Depok, West Java, Indonesia
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Nugroho Budianggoro
Behavior feeding on plant sap
Sex Female
Life Cycle Stage adult
Size 1 cm
Copyright © 2006 Nugroho Budianggoro
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