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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 24 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 24 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 29 Dec 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 27 Dec 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

Active nest in sapling about 15m from previously reported nests. Coconut ants confirmed by Suzi Bond, who was with us, but no sign of butterfly activity.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 24 Dec 2018 1:44 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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