Typically found in litter.
Heterick (2009) – Stigmacros stanleyi and Stigmacros pilosella are two reddish brown species which have erect setae on the mesosoma, and non-marginal as well as marginal setae on the tergites of the gaster. The propodeum in S. stanleyi is truncate and rather square in dorsal view, whereas the propodeum in S. pilosella is oblique and identical with that of S. epinotalis.
Keys including this Species
Heterick (2009) - Within the SWBP Stigmacros pilosella is typically part of the Stigmacros fauna of the wheatbelt and goldfields regions. This ant also occur interstate and was described from NSW.
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
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.
- pilosella. Acantholepis (Stigmacros) pilosella Viehmeyer, 1925a: 33 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Stigmacros (Campostigmacros): McAreavey, 1957: 30.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
- Acantholepis (Stigmacros) pilosella Viehmeyer, 1925: Holotype, worker, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia, Berlin Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität.
- Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of South-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 76: 1-206. PDF
- McAreavey, J. 1957. Revision of the genus Stigmacros Forel. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 21: 7-64 (page 30, Combination in Stigmacros (Campostigmacros))
- Viehmeyer, H. 1925a. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. (Fortsetzung.). Entomol. Mitt. 14: 25-39 (page 33, worker described)