- Scientific name: Camponotus habereri
- Taxonomic classification:
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Arthropoda
- Class: Insecta
- Order: Hymenoptera
- Family: Formicidae
- Subfamily: Formicinae
- Genus: Camponotus
- Species: C. habereri
- Geographic distribution: Camponotus habereri is an endemic species to Taiwan, an island in East Asia.
- Physical characteristics: The workers of Camponotus habereri vary in size, with typical lengths of 6 to 10 mm. They have a robust body, and their color can range from black to dark brown, with a lighter-toned abdomen. These ants are polymorphic, meaning they have different worker castes with varying sizes and functions.
- Behavior: Camponotus habereri is an interesting species due to its social behavior and adaptation to different environments. They are carpenter ants that can excavate their nests in wood and other materials. They are also collectors and feed on a variety of substances, including nectar, honeydew, and small insects.
- Conservation status: There is no specific information available about the conservation status of Camponotus habereri.
- Additional notes: These ants are important for the decomposition of organic matter and have an ecological role in the ecosystems of Taiwan. Due to their presence on a unique island region, they are subjects of study in the fields of entomology and ecology.
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