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Species: Camponotus rudis   McArthur, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus rudis McArthur, 2003 PDF: 11, figs. 9, 16 (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 rudis McArthurHNS

Worker. HW 1.2 - 2.25; HL 1.45 - 2.35; PW 1.0 - 1.5. Black, legs, antennae and mandibles lighter; matte, finely punctate; <10 erect setae on mesosoma, a few under head, flat-lying on scapes and tibiae; pronotum margined front and sides; mesosoma dorsum evenly slightly convex; declivity feebly concave; node summit sharp. Major worker. Head sides convex, tapering forward, widest at eye level; vertex straight; anterior clypeal margin projecting, convex with a shallow concavity in middle. Minor worker. Head sides straight, tapering forward; vertex convex; eyes small; anterior clypeal margin projecting, convex, crenulate in middle.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Mallee, 1 times found in native vegetation, rural environ..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil, 2 times foraging at 5pm, 1 times foraging 5 pm.

Elevations: collected at 198 m

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-023591; Holotype: casent0172129; paratype: anic32-023593

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