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Species: Camponotus subnitidus   Mayr, 1876 

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See Also:

Camponotus subnitidus famelicus, Camponotus subnitidus longinodis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Camponotus subnitidus Mayr, 1876 PDF: 65 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  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 subnitidus MayrHNS

Worker. HW 2.0 - 4.8; HL 3.2 - 5.5; PW 1.5 - 2.7. Brown; erect setae sparse, more plentiful under head, tibiae and scapes lacking erect setae. Major worker. Head sides straight, nearly parallel; vertex straight; anterior head feebly truncate; eyes flattish; anterior clypeal margin straight, narrow, bounded by 135° angles, projecting, in lateral view concave near margin; propodeum uniformly convex, an angle. Minor worker. Head sides mostly straight, tapering into a collar at rear; head finely reticulate; anterior clypeal margin wide, convex, projecting, with a strong carina; propodeal dorsum straight, PD / D about 4, angle indistinct; eyes bulbous; frontal carinae narrow; node long, anterior face short, summit rising upward to a transverse ridge, posterior face concave above, straight below.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus subnitidus: casent0910100, casent0915775

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