Camponotus lownei 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: 340

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Camponotus lownei Forel


Camponotus lownei Forel  HNS 

Worker. HW 1.4 - 1.8; HL 1.2 - 2.1; PW 0.9 - 1.3. Dark brown to black, legs lighter; glossy; mesosoma with> 30 erect setae, plentiful under head, scape and tibia with short setae raised to 45º. Major worker. Head sides straight and parallel for 4 / 5 of their length, then slightly tapering forward; vertex tending concave; frontal carinae wide, anterior clypeal margin median third bounded by two pointed teeth, with a deep semicircular notch between; node summit sharp. Minor worker. Head sides evenly slightly convex, tapering slightly to front; vertex feebly convex, angles rounded; frontal carinae wide, anterior clypeal margin median third nearly straight, bounded by obtuse angles; node summit blunt.