Camponotus rudis

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Camponotus rudis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. rudis
Binomial name
Camponotus rudis
McArthur, 2003

Camponotus rudis casent0172129 profile 1.jpg

Camponotus rudis casent0172129 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

Nothing is known about the biology of Camponotus rudis.


McArthur (2003) - Similar to Camponotus lownei. Distinguished by finely and densely punctate integument whereas in C. lownei it is mostly finely reticulate; with 5-10 erect setae on underside of the head and propodeum whereas C. lownei has > 10. Declining surface of propodeum is longer than the dorsal surface, in both.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • rudis. Camponotus rudis McArthur, 2003: 11, figs. 9, 16 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.



Major worker. Head sides and vertex mostly straight; clypeus anterior margin median section forming two projecting lobes with a concavity between; metanotum very wide.

Minor worker. Head sides straight and mostly parallel, vertex rounded, eyes placed at posterior third of the head; clypeus with a few long erect setae, sparse pubescence, anterior margin projecting convex; mesosoma dorsum evenly convex, propodeum angle in rear view very narrow.

Type Material


So named because of the fine dense punctations from Latin rudis; rough, unpolished.