family

FORMICIDAE

subfamily

Formicinae

genus

Camponotus

subgenus

Myrmamblys


ITIS

 

Camponotus itoi

Hymenoptera On-Line

 

Camponotus itoi

FORMIS

 

Camponotus itoi

 

 

 



species

Camponotus itoi


Japanese Name

Itou-oo-ari

Original Reference

Forel, A. (1912) Quelques fourmis de Tokio. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 56: 339-342.

Description

Total length of workers around 3.5 - 4.5 mm. The smallest Japanese species in subgenus (Myrmamblys). Body black. Mesonotal dorsum flat in lateral view; propodeal declivity the most abruptly declivitous in subgenus (Myrmamblys).

Remarks

This is an arboreal species. It nests in dead twigs on standing trees.

Distribution

Honshu, Kyushu; Korean Peninsula.

References

  • Quelques fourmis de Tokio. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 56: 339-342.

Editor

Original text by Mamoru Terayama, Masaaki Morisita and Keiichi Onoyama. English translation by Mamoru Terayama, edited by Robert W. Taylor.