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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Camponotus suffusus

Golden-tailed sugar ant at Aranda Bushland

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Camponotus suffusus at Aranda Bushland - 20 Feb 2019
Camponotus suffusus at Aranda Bushland - 20 Feb 2019
Camponotus suffusus at Aranda Bushland - 20 Feb 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Camponotus suffusus 20 Feb 2019 Jon Lewis
Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Camponotus aeneopilosus 20 Feb 2019 CathB

Author's notes

Seemed to be attending some kind of scale lined up along the leaf veins. Not sure what the smaller yellow dots are.

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   20 Feb 2019
Hi Cath, great photos. You can tell it is Camponotus suffusus rather than Camponotus aeneopilosus by the red legs, which you can see well in your photos.

Cheers, Jon

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Collembola sp. (order) (Unidentified springtail) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum ant) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019
Colobostruma sp (genus) (Fierce gremlin ant) at Aranda Bushland - 4 Jul 2019
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Acizzia sp. (genus) (Unidentified wattle psyllid) at Aranda Bushland - 14 Apr 2019
Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Aranda Bushland - 22 Mar 2019
Salpesia sp. (genus) (Salpesia Jumping Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 18 Mar 2019
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Mar 2019
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Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Mar 2019
Corunastylis cornuta (Horned midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Mar 2019
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Coryphistes ruricola (TBC) at Aranda Bushland - 12 Nov 2018
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Oct 2018
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Oct 2018
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Sep 2018
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Sep 2018
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Sep 2018
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Sep 2018
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Sep 2018
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Jul 2018
Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified bark louse) at Aranda Bushland - 29 Jul 2018
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 15 Apr 2018
Corunastylis cornuta (Horned midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 31 Mar 2018
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Mar 2018
Gotra sp. (genus) (Unidentified Gotra ichneumon wasp) at Aranda Bushland - 13 Mar 2018
Brachytria jugosa (Jugosa longhorn beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Mar 2018
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Feb 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Feb 2018
Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Dec 2017
Microtis parviflora (Slender onion orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Aranda Bushland - 12 Nov 2017
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2017
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Aranda Bushland - 15 Oct 2017
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Oct 2017
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Oct 2017
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Sep 2017
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 14 Sep 2017
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Sep 2017
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 28 Aug 2017
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 28 Aug 2017
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Jul 2017
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 14 May 2017
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 15 Apr 2017
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Aranda Bushland - 13 Apr 2017
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Apr 2017
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Apr 2017
Corunastylis cornuta (Horned midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Mar 2017
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Feb 2017
Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Feb 2017
Dipodium roseum (Rosy hyacinth orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 14 Dec 2016
Caleana minor (Small Duck Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 14 Dec 2016
Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 3 Nov 2016
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Caleana minor (Small Duck Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Caladenia cucullata (Lemon caps) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Nov 2016
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 27 Oct 2016
Caleana minor (Small Duck Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2016
Calochilus montanus (Copper beard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Oct 2016
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Oct 2016
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 15 Oct 2016
Caladenia sp. at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016
Corunastylis sp. (A midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016
Calochilus sp. (Bearded orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016
Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Oct 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 9 Sep 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 9 Sep 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Sep 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 30 Aug 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 28 Jun 2016
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 13 May 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 13 May 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Aranda Bushland - 7 May 2016
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Aranda Bushland - 5 May 2016

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