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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 31 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 31 Dec 2018
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 31 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 31 Dec 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 31 Dec 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

Coconut ant nest, ants active in nearby small gum tree, see second photo. Smelt like coconut ants. This is a new nest location for me.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 31 Dec 2018 3:18 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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