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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 16 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 16 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 16 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 20 Dec 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 16 Dec 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

Ants quite active in this log and some on adjacent sapling. Strong coconut smell. This is the first time I have reported this nest.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 16 Dec 2018 2:49 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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