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Species: Camponotus johnclarki   Taylor, 1992 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus johnclarki Taylor, 1992a PDF: 59. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Notostigma sanguinea Clark, 1930a PDF: 116.
[Junior secondary homonym of Camponotus sanguinea Karavaiev, 1929d PDF: 212.].
Subgenus indeterminate: Bolton, 1995b: 106.


  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 johnclarki TaylorHNS

Sole species in group. Worker. HW 1.8; HL 2.2; PW 1.3. Reddish. Major worker. Head sides convex; vertex straight to concave; frontal carinae narrow; anterior clypeal margin median section feebly projecting, straight, crenulate, bounded by two rounded angles; node leaning forward, summit convex. Minor worker. Head sides straight, parallel; vertex convex; anterior clypeal margin median section projecting, wide, convex; pronotum, mesonotum, propodeum and under head each have more than 20 short erect setae; scapes and tibiae with plentiful setae raised to 30°; pronotum and mesonotum evenly convex; metanotum a wide groove; propodeal dorsum nearly straight; angle well rounded; PD / D about 3; node summit long, flat, inclined forward, highest in front; 8 or 9 teeth.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Low closed Mallee, 1 times found in Mallee, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times Leptospermum understory.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hocks Malaise, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 6 - 12 meters, 9 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-053502

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