Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:

Species: Camponotus dryandrae   McArthur & Adams, 1996 

Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus dryandrae McArthur & Adams, 1996: 27, fig. 19 (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 dryandraeHNS McArthur & Adams

Worker. HW 1.70 - 3.90; HL 2.40 - 3.50; PW 1.60 - 2.5. Under head with a few long erect setae, mesosoma with scattered golden long fine erect setae, on propodeum confined to near angle; mesosoma with plentiful flat-lying short setae; tibiae with short setae raised to 30°; scapes raised to 10°; mesosoma dorsum evenly convex; node summit blunt; finely reticulate; polymorphic. Major worker. PD / D about 1.5; head sides convex, tapering forward; metanotum marked by fine lines; eyes flat. Minor worker. PD / D about 3; Head sides straight, parallel; vertex convex; metanotum absent; eyes bulbous.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Sandplain/laterite heathland, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., rural environ..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times On ground, 1 times Wandoo, 1 times soil, 1 times In bush litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times By hand, 2 times Pitfall.

Type specimens:

See something amiss? Send us an email.