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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 9 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 9 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 9 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 23 Dec 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 9 Dec 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

Active coconut ant nest in new location for me. Ants were active when I spotted this nest yesterday evening but they were not in evidence this morning, probably due to the hot weather.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 9 Dec 2018 10:35 AM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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