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Species: Camponotus armstrongi   McAreavey, 1949 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus (Myrmogonia) armstrongi McAreavey, 1949 PDF: 19, figs. 53-56 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: McArthur, A. J., 2007, A key to Camponotus Mayr of Australia., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 290-351

Camponotus armstrongi McAreaveyHNS

Worker. HW 1.2 - 2.0; HL 1.30 - 2.0; PW 1.05 - 1.40. Mesosoma bright red, legs lighter, head and gaster black or dark brown; glossy; dorsum of mesosoma evenly convex; declivity mostly concave; plentiful erect long setae,> 20 on mesosoma (more for minor workers), flat-lying on scapes and tibiae; pronotum margined in front; node summit sharp. Major worker. Head sides mostly straight, parallel; vertex straight; forehead swollen; anterior clypeal margin projecting, median section concave, bounded by two teeth. Minor worker. Head sides feebly convex, tapering forward, widest at eye level; vertex, straight to concave; anterior clypeal margin wide, projecting, convex.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mallee woodland, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Sandplain/laterite heathland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil, 1 times On ground, 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected at 140 m

Type specimens:

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