Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus  

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 30 Apr 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 30 Apr 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 30 Apr 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 30 Apr 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 30 Apr 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 6 May 2018 MichaelMulvaney1.1K
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 5 May 2018 natureguy123

Significant sighting

MichaelMulvaney1.1K noted:
6 May 2018

New location for this species

Author's notes

Smelled distinctly of coconut. Unfortunately you can't see the nest very well, but they were nesting in a half-dead eucalypt.

3 comments

natureguy123 wrote:
   6 May 2018
Sorry, could somebody please tell me how to suppress the location for this sighting.
Thanks
MichaelMulvaney1.1K wrote:
   6 May 2018
Natureguy - only you and the ant moderators can see the location. It is hidden for everybody else.
natureguy123 wrote:
   7 May 2018
Thanks.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 30 Apr 2018 4:00 PM Recorded on
  • natureguy 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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