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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Podomyrma gratiosa

Muscleman tree ant at Molonglo Gorge

4 images

Podomyrma gratiosa at Molonglo Gorge - 1 Dec 2018
Podomyrma gratiosa at Molonglo Gorge - 1 Dec 2018
Podomyrma gratiosa at Molonglo Gorge - 1 Dec 2018
Podomyrma gratiosa at Molonglo Gorge - 1 Dec 2018

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Podomyrma gratiosa 3 Dec 2018 Jon Lewis
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Podomyrma gratiosa 2 Dec 2018 David

Author's notes

Dozens of individuals on the trunk of a large eucalypt

2 comments

Jon Lewis wrote:
   3 Dec 2018
Great photos! They do seem to be very active in the late spring and early summer.
Christine wrote:
   3 Dec 2018
That first image is amazingly clear, and look at the reflection in the ant's abdomen!

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Nearby Sightings

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Unidentified Other Water Plant (TBC) at Molonglo Gorge - 13 Oct 2019 Acritoscincus platynotum (Red-throated Skink) at Molonglo Gorge - 8 Dec 2018 Crassula sieberiana (Austral Stonecrop) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017 Fumaria muralis subsp. muralis (Wall Fumitory) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017 Calytrix tetragona (Common fringe-myrtle) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017 Trifolium dubium (Yellow Suckling Clover) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017
Unidentified Other Water Plant (TBC) at Molonglo Gorge - 13 Oct 2019
Acritoscincus platynotum (Red-throated Skink) at Molonglo Gorge - 8 Dec 2018
Crassula sieberiana (Austral Stonecrop) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017
Fumaria muralis subsp. muralis (Wall Fumitory) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017
Calytrix tetragona (Common fringe-myrtle) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017
Trifolium dubium (Yellow Suckling Clover) at Molonglo Gorge - 15 Nov 2017

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 1 Dec 2018 2:13 PM Recorded on
  • David Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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