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.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- 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 PDF
- McAreavey, J. 1957. Revision of the genus Stigmacros Forel. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 21: 7-64 (page 27, figs. 85-88 worker, queen described)