Camponotus JTL-031 Longino ms.

Formicinae, Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

major lateral view

major face view


Costa Rica (Cordillera de Talamanca, Las Alturas, 1200m).


Minor worker: unknown.

Major worker: head subcircular; lateral margins of head, anterior face, and clypeus with moderately abundant, short, clavate setae; face micropunctate medially, grading to shallowly microreticulate over much of surface, sublucid throughout; scapes with abundant erect setae; face black with anterior portion yellow; first gastral tergite with moderately abundant yellow appressed pubescence and moderately abundant erect setae.

Similar species: cuneidorsus.

Natural History

I have only seen one major worker and one alate queen, from treefalls near Las Alturas, an area of montane cloud forest.

Page author:

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505

Date of this version: 22 January 2002
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