- 1 Identification
- 2 Distribution
- 3 Biology
- 4 Castes
- 5 Nomenclature
- 6 References
Heterick (2009) - Stigmacros brachytera and Stigmacros elegans are two jet-black ants with an oblique propodeum. In S. brachytera the head is rather flattened and the eyes are small. Stigmacros elegans has relatively large eyes and the head is not so flattened.
Keys including this Species
Heterick (2009) - Stigmacros brachytera has been found from Perth to the south-west tip of the State and there is also one record from Lake Warden, near Esperance.
Latitudinal Distribution Pattern
Latitudinal Range: -33.95° to -33.95°.
- Source: AntMaps
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
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Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.
Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- brachytera. Stigmacros (Campostigmacros) brachytera McAreavey, 1957: 27, figs. 85-88 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
- Stigmacros (Campostigmacros) brachytera McAreavey, 1957: Syntype, 8 workers, 7 queens, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia, <collector unknown>, ANIC32-017839, Australian National Insect Collection.
- Stigmacros (Campostigmacros) brachytera McAreavey, 1957: Syntype, 2 queens, Manjimup, Western Australia, Australia, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
- Stigmacros (Campostigmacros) brachytera McAreavey, 1957: Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), Margaret River, Western Australia, 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. Part 2.
- Heterick, B.E. 2021. A guide to the ants of Western Australia. Part I: Systematics. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 86, 1-245 (doi:10.18195/issn.0313-122x.86.2021.001-245).
- McAreavey, J. 1957. Revision of the genus Stigmacros Forel. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 21: 7-64 (page 27, figs. 85-88 worker, queen described)