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Species: Camponotus loweryi   McArthur & Adams, 1996 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus loweryi McArthur & Adams, 1996 PDF: 33, fig. 25 (s.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

Camponotus loweryi McArthur & AdamsHNS

Worker. HW 1.60 - 4.05; HL 2.20 - 4.25; PW 1.50 - 2.50. Whole of gaster uniform in color; under head lacking erect setae, mesosoma with golden erect more plentiful on pronotum than propodeum, all pointing forward, tibiae and scapes with short setae raised to <5°; mesosoma dorsum evenly convex; node sharp; finely reticulate; short flat-lying setae sparse; polymorphic. Major worker. Head sides convex, tapering forward; metanotum distinct, narrow; eyes flat. Minor worker. Head sides straight, parallel; vertex convex; metanotum absent; eyes bulbous.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in box-Callytris forest, 1 times found in Callitris open-forest, 1 times found in pine on edge of mallee.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times mound nest, 2 times crater nest, 1 times nocturnal strays on tree trunk.

Elevations: collected at 300 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1937-06-23 and 2013-10-01

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