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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 17 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 17 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 17 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 20 Dec 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 17 Dec 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

Coconut ant nest in log, some ants visible. No activity seen in nearby saplings. I think this is a new location for coconut ant nests. I could not find any others nearby.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 17 Dec 2018 3:20 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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