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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 7 Jan 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 8 Jan 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 8 Jan 2019 Mike

Author's notes

I didn't think coconut ants were so hard up for accommodation. Cluster of nests at bases of eucalypt saplings but also using spear thistles.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 7 Jan 2019 3:47 PM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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