Camponotus prostans Forel

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: 308

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Camponotus prostans Forel


Camponotus prostans Forel  HNS 

Worker. HW 1.90 - 2.00; HL 2.60 - 3.60; PW 1.5 - 2.2. Black head; under head with a few long erect setae, more with minor workers; mesosoma with a few scattered golden long fine erect setae; mesosoma with 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 3; head sides straight, parallel; vertex convex; metanotum absent; eyes bulbous.