Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus  

Coconut Ant

Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 23 Apr 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 1 May 2018 michaelb5.7K

Significant sighting

MichaelMulvaney1.1K noted:
1 May 2018

A new location of this keystone species

Author's notes

I did the crush test and the ant smelt of coconut.......... on the slopes near the Murrumbidgee River half way between Pine Island and Point Hut Crossing.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 23 Apr 2018 8:05 PM Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Frogwatch ACT and Region Atlas of Life Budawang Coast
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