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: 310

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Camponotus  HNS  perjurus Shattuck & McArthur

Worker. HW 1.2 - 1.8; HL 1.9 - 2.3; PW 1.4 - 1.55. Major worker not yet described. Minor worker. Purplish, tending iridescent; unique head, pronotum attached well below vertex, resembling Iridomyrmex purpureus  HNS  in attachment; propodeal dorsum concave; a few scattered erect setae, none under head, on tibiae nor on scapes; head sides straight, tapering forward; vertex nearly semicircular; anterior clypeal margin projecting, convex; color mostly red-brown with gaster darker.