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|Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b PDF: 4; in Camponotus (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1913h PDF: 191; in Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925d PDF: 103.|
|Senior synonym of Camponotus perthianus: McArthur & Adams, 1996: 35.|
Worker. HW 1.60 - 4.10; HL 2.20 - 4.10; PW 1.4 - 2.6. Black head; under head with plentiful long erect fine setae, mesosoma with scattered golden long fine erect setae, plentiful flat-lying short setae; tibiae and scapes with short setae raised to 30°; mesosoma dorsum evenly convex; node summit sharp; finely reticulate; polymorphic. Major worker. PD / D about 1.5; head sides convex, tapering forward; metanotum marked by fine lines; eyes flat. Minor worker. PD / D about 3; head sides straight parallel; vertex convex; metanotum absent; eyes bulbous.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in mallee, 3 times found in dry sclerophyll, 4 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 3 times found in mallee woodland, 2 times found in Casuarina cristata woodland with chenopod shrubs, lateritic soil times found in Largely cleared road verge, 1 times found in Mallee and Triodia on sand dune, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., rural environ., 1 times found in beach, 1 times found in sclerophyll woodland, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times nocturnal strays, 2 times ground strays, 1 times under stone, 1 times Stray ground foragers, 1 times stray foragers, 1 times soil/tree-trunk, 1 times nocturnal foragers on tree trunk, 1 times Nest in soil under log, 1 times Nest in soil, 1 times light trap, 1 times in sand under log, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection, 1 times night collection, 1 times Pitfall.
Elevations: collected from 241 - 430 meters, 316 meters average