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Species: Camponotus pawseyi   McArthur, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Camponotus pawseyi McArthur, 2003 PDF: 9, figs. 7, 14 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

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

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 pawseyiHNS McArthur

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.

Specimen Habitat Summary

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



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