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Species: Camponotus rufonigrus   Shattuck & McArthur, 2002 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus rufonigrus Shattuck & McArthur, 2002: 80, figs. 38-40 (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 rufonigrus ShattuckHNS & McArthur

Worker. HW 1.1 - 1.4; HL 1.3 - 1.6; PW 0.9 - 1.2. Major worker not yet described. Minor worker. Black head contrasting with red mesonotum; propodeum with more than 10 erect setae scattered; pronotum and mesonotum evenly convex; metanotum indistinct; propodeum concave anteriorly, flat posteriorly, angle rounded, PD / D about 1.5; anterior clypeal margin evenly convex, carina conspicuous; dorsal and under surfaces of head, mesosoma, petiole, gaster and coxa with sparse long erect setae; entire body with short indistinct flat-lying short setae; tibiae and scapes lacking erect setae.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Dune III, 1 times found in Dune Ib, 1 times found in Dune IIb.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Pitfall, 1 times dune II b.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1972-01-28 and 1995-03-26

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-002690; Holotype of Camponotus rufonigrus: casent0172144; paratype: anic32-002692, anic32-002693, anic32-002694

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