Camponotus piliventris Smith

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: 320

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Camponotus piliventris Smith


Camponotus piliventris Smith  HNS 

Worker. HW 1.6 - 3.5; HL 2.2 - 3.3; FCW 0.5 - 1.0; PW 1.3 - 2.0. Black to dark brown, legs much lighter red-brown; gaster with golden short flat-lying overlapping setae; anterior propodeum raised above metanotum; pronotum and mesonotum evenly convex; scapes and tibiae with plentiful erect setae; anterior clypeal margin median section convex; head finely distinctly punctate, mesonotum more distinctly reticulate; metanotum spiracle directed upward; node anterior and posterior faces feebly convex, summit blunt. Major worker. Head sides posterior half straight, parallel, anterior tapering to front; vertex straight; propodeal dorsum slightly convex, angle well rounded; PD / D about 1; front of head coarsely punctate. Minor worker. Head sides feebly convex, tapering forward; vertex strongly convex; pronotum and mesonotum evenly convex; propodeal dorsum slightly convex; angle well rounded; PD / D about 2; node summit sharp.