Camponotus claripes elegans

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: 330

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Camponotus claripes elegans


Camponotus claripes elegans  HNS  Forel

Worker. HW 1.10 - 2.50; HL 1.65 - 2.70; PW 1.1 - 1.6. Black, legs yellow; metanotum distinct, propodeum dorsum straight, higher than mesonotum (more so in minors); scattered setae on all surfaces, raised to 10° on tibiae and scapes otherwise erect; frontal carinae wide. Major worker. Anterior clypeal margin median section narrow, deeply concave; node summit sharp. Minor worker. Anterior clypeal margin median section widely concave; head sides straight, tapering rearward in smallest minors, otherwise parallel; head thin in lateral view.