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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Papyrius nitidus

Coconut Ant

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Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 9 Jan 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 9 Jan 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 9 Jan 2019
Papyrius nitidus at Suppressed - 9 Jan 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 10 Jan 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Papyrius nitidus 10 Jan 2019 JackyF

Author's notes

Very active nest in small gum sapling. Many groups of ants were on stems tending small insects, mostly black and white banded insects bigger than the ants, see photo 1

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2019 6:08 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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