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Species: Camponotus simpsoni   McArthur, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus simpsoni McArthur, 2003 PDF: 12, figs. 11, 18 (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 simpsoniHNS McArthur

Worker. HW 1.2 - 1.8; HL 1.2 - 1.8; PW 1.0 - 1.25. Black, legs lighter; glossy; erect setae absent under head, mesosoma with <40; otherwise similar to evae zeuxisHNS especially in major worker head sides.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Sandplain/laterite heathland, 1 times found in Jarrah/marri woodland, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., semi-rural environment.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Abundant on ground, 1 times soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Site GP3.

Type specimens: paratype: anic32-023589

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