Definition of Camponotus
1. Noun. Carpenter ants.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Formicidae, Formicidae
Member holonyms: Carpenter Ant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camponotus
Literary usage of Camponotus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fasciculi Malayenses: Anthropological and Zoological Results of an by Herbert Christopher Robinson, Nelson Annandale (1903)
"Journ. Lit. and Sci. xvii (1851), p. 124. camponotus ... camponotus carin, Emery, Da/la. Torre. Cat. Hym. vii, 1893, p. 23. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1886)
"... as rendered available by the determinations of the ants, is arranged according to the hosts, we obtain the following list : camponotus pennsylvanicus. ..."