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Camponotus aurocinctus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Formicidae
Tribe  Camponotini
Genus  Carpenter ant
Order  Hymenopterans
Class  Insecta
Subfamily  Formicinae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
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Similar  Carpenter ant, Camponotus cinctellus, Hymenopterans, Golden tail sugar ant, Camponotus fedtschenkoi

Camponotus aurocinctus is a species of ant in the genus Camponotus. The ant was described by Smith in 1858.



Camponotus aurocinctus was first identified by Frederick Smith in 1858, in his Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum part VI. The species currently has one synonym published – Camponotus midas, described by Walter Wilson Froggatt in 1896.


The species is endemic to Australia, and prefers to nest in ground soil, but colonies have strong preferences for nesting in sandy like soils and is usually more encountered foraging during late day times. Workers observed while foraging are found on low vegetation or on the ground, and have been found Stockyard Plain and Danggali Conservation Park in South Australia.


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