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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

Identification history

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

Author's notes

Active coconut ant nest in old gum tree, not as busy as the two nests in small saplings nearby, reported as separate sightings

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2019 5:58 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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