A diurnal forager on white sand heathland and Banksia woodlands. If disturbed, the worker will freeze and remain immobile for some time. (Heterick 2009)
Heterick (2009) - Stigmacros reticulata is a shiny black (southern zone of SWBP) or reddish-and-black (eastern and northern zones) species.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- reticulata. Stigmacros reticulata Clark, 1930a: 127, fig. 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA. McAreavey, 1957: 29 (q.). Combination in S. (Campostigmacros): McAreavey, 1957: 29.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
- Syntype, 1 worker, 1 queen, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
- Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.
- Clark, J. 1930a. Some new Australian Formicidae. Proc. R. Soc. Vic. (n.s.) 42: 116-128 (page 127, fig. 1 worker described)
- 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 29, queen described)
- McAreavey, J. 1957. Revision of the genus Stigmacros Forel. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 21: 7-64 (page 29, Combination in S. (Campostigmacros))