| Camponotus subpilus|
The single known collection of this species consisted of workers foraging on vegetation in a rainforest. It is presumably arboreal nesting. (Shattuck 2005)
Shattuck (2005) - Minor. Enlarged hairs on pronotum present but limited to a band along the central 1/3 of its width; dorsal surface of head with scattered, widely spaced pubescence; mesonotum weakly arched and dorsum of mesosoma forming a shallow arch with the propodeum relatively high; dorsum of gaster the same colour as the mesosoma.
Keys including this Species
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on specimens
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- subpilus. Camponotus subpilus Shattuck, 2005: 13, figs. 19-21 (w.) INDONESIA (Irian Jaya).
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
Minor. (n=3): CI 87–89, HL 1.89–2.07 mm, HW 1.67–1.85 mm, ML 3.20–3.30 mm, MTL 2.21–2.24 mm, SI 131–151, SL 2.43–2.57 mm.
Minor. Posterolateral margin of head angular, the dorsal surface weakly convex, the lateral surface weakly concave, a ridge running from the eye to the posterolateral corner. Petiolar node low, block-like, its dorsal surface broadly convex. Individual erect hairs scattered on dorsum of mesosoma, petiole and gaster; enlarged yellow hairs present on central one-third of pronotum; pubescence thin and sparse across entire body. Colour black, gaster black with a small pale yellow spots on the anterolateral corners of the second tergite, legs dark red-black.
Holotype worker and 2 worker paratypes from PT. Freeport Concession, Wapoga camp, 3,800ft., 3°14’S 136°57’E, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 29 April 1998, R. R. Snelling, montane primary rainforest, foragers on vegetation (holotype and 1 paratype in Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, 1 paratype in Australian National Insect Collection).