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Species: Camponotus mackayensis   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus reticulatus r. mackayensis Forel, 1902j PDF: 506 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: McArthur & Shattuck, 2001 PDF: 36.


  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 mackayensis ForelHNS

Worker. HW 1.00 - 1.15; HL 1.00 - 1.70; PW 0.80 - 1.05. Redbrown, pronotum lighter than mesonotum; propodeal dorsum a shallow concavity; long erect setae on most surfaces including scape. Major worker. Head sides straight; vertex straight, anterior half coarsely punctate, clypeus oval, widest at truncation, anterior margin narrow; node summit blunt; metanotum a wide shallow groove. Minor worker. Head sides anterior half tapering forward; vertex slightly convex between widely rounded corners; anterior clypeal margin projecting, convex; propodeal dorsum straight, angle well rounded nearly 150°; metanotum a distinct vee; propodeal dorsum anterior inclined upward to a ridge then shallowly concave, then a wide angle; node summit rounded.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus mackayensis: casent0910530, casent0910531; syntype of Camponotus reticulatus mackayensis: casent0916629, casent0917861

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