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Species: Camponotus pitjantjatarae   McArthur, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus pitjantjatarae McArthur, 2003 PDF: 10, figs. 8, 15 (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 pitjantjataraeHNS McArthur

Worker. HW 1.9 - 2.6; HL 1.8 - 2.3; PW 1.6 - 2.0. Black; similar to inflatusHNS but with less pilosity, erect setae scattered on front of head, mesosoma, node, gaster, none under head, on scapes nor tibiae. Major worker. Head sides mostly convex, anterior clypeal margin projecting; node summit blunt. Minor worker. Head triangular, sides straight.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: C1, 1 times site data, 1 times Pitfall.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1996-10-18 and 2003-12-11

Type specimens: paratype: anic32-023557

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