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Species: Camponotus arenatus   Shattuck & McArthur, 2002 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus arenatus Shattuck & McArthur, 2002: 66, figs. 2-4 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  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

CamponotusHNS arenatus ShattuckHNS & McArthur

Worker. HW 1.5 - 1.8; HL 1.9 - 2.2. Major worker not yet described. Minor worker. Pronotum anterior regions dark red to black, distinctly darker than mesonotum and propodeum; metanotal groove depressed below level of anterior region of propodeum; node anterior face much shorter than posterior face; tibiae and scapes lacking erect setae; anterior clypeal margin broadly convex; propodeum lacking a distinct angle, PD / D about 1.5; node summit broadly convex; erect setae on all surfaces of head and mesosoma, node and gaster, absent from scapes and tibiae.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Red sand mallee.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Pitfall, 1 times Swept.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1970-12-17 and 1999-07-15

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-002696; Holotype of Camponotus arenatus: casent0172154

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