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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 27 Nov 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 27 Nov 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 27 Nov 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 29 Nov 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 28 Nov 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

Nest in two adjacent dead logs, no foliage. Ants seen but did not come out in photos. I have not seen this one before. Wayne F also knows location.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 27 Nov 2018 10:19 AM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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