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 stanleyi is typically part of the Stigmacros fauna of the wheatbelt and goldfields regions. A queen and worker of S. stanleyi were also collected at Martin in the Darling Range, on the outskirts of Perth. This ant occurs interstate, and has been found in NSW and Vic.
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.
- stanleyi. Stigmacros (Campostigmacros) stanleyi McAreavey, 1957: 34, figs. 115-117 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
- Stigmacros (Campostigmacros) stanleyi McAreavey, 1957: Syntype, 11 workers, Greensborough, Victoria, Australia, McAreavey,J., ANIC32-017844, Australian National Insect Collection.
- Stigmacros (Campostigmacros) stanleyi McAreavey, 1957: Syntype, worker(s), Greensborough, Victoria, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.
- 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 34, figs. 115-117 worker described)