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Worker. HW 1.5 - 3.0; HL 1.6 - 3.0; PW 1.3 - 2.1. Color varies between black and red; entirely covered with dense erect setae. Major worker. Forehead swollen; anterior head (lateral view) feebly truncated; clypeus coarsely punctate with a distinct carina, anterior margin median section projects with a central concavity; mandibles striate; propodeal dorsal surface flat; node summit bluntly pointed. Minor worker. Head sides straight, eyes near corners of head (very similar to tasmaniHNS) except vertex convex, anterior clypeal margin projecting convex; crenulate; 7 or 8 teeth; entirely covered with plentiful erect setae, flat-lying setae hiding integument of clypeus; propodeal dorsum deeply concave; node summit convex.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in saltbush/mallee remnant near paddocks, red soil.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil.
Elevations: collected at 299 m
Type specimens: paratype: anic32-023590