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Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)Pheidole sp. (genus)

Seed-harvesting ant at Mount Painter

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Pheidole sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019

Identification history

Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Pheidole sp. (genus) 26 Mar 2019 Jon Lewis
Unidentified 26 Mar 2019 CathB

1 comment

Jon Lewis wrote:
   26 Mar 2019
Hi Cath, great close-up photos. In the last photo you can see the ‘major’ which is many times bigger than the ordinary worker. Nice work! Jon

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Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Mount Painter - 12 Aug 2019 Unidentified Other true fly (TBC) at Mount Painter - 12 Aug 2019 Unidentified Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 7 Aug 2019 Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 7 Aug 2019 Salpesia sp. (genus) (Salpesia Jumping Spider) at Mount Painter - 2 Aug 2019 Theridiidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 15 Jun 2019 Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at Mount Painter - 14 Jun 2019 Eriophora sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 9 Jun 2019 Crambidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019 Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019 Tapeigaster sp. (genus) (Heteromyzid fly) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019 Celaenia excavata (Bird-dropping spider) at Mount Painter - 6 Jun 2019 Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 16 May 2019 Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 9 May 2019 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019 Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019 Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019 Termitoidae sp. (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019 Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019 Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019 Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019 Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019 Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019 Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019 Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019 Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019 Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019 Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018 Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018 Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018 Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Painter - 7 Nov 2018 Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018 Limacodidae sp. (family) (A cup moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018 Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 24 Sep 2018 Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 6 Aug 2018 Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018 Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018 Diplodium truncatum (Little dumpies) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018 Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Ceromitia leptostica (A fairy moth) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018 Hednota bivittella (Webworm) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2018 Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2018 Hispellinus multispinosus (Spiny leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018 Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018 Psychanisa sp. (genus) (A case moth) at Mount Painter - 9 Mar 2018 Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Mount Painter - 4 Mar 2018 Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2018 Porrostoma rhipidium (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Feb 2018 Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 31 Jan 2018 Microtis unifolia (Common onion orchid) at Mount Painter - 23 Nov 2017 Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2017 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Nov 2017 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Mount Painter - 26 Oct 2017 Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Painter - 24 Oct 2017 Aloa marginata (Donovan's Tiger Moth) at Mount Painter - 12 Oct 2017 Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Mount Painter - 9 Oct 2017 Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Painter - 4 Oct 2017 Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2017 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2017 Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2017 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 23 Sep 2017 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 21 Sep 2017 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2017 Pleuridium sp. at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2017 Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 22 Aug 2017 Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2017 Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2017 Grimmia sp. (A moss) at Mount Painter - 3 Aug 2017 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 1 Aug 2017 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 10 Jul 2017 Hysterobrevium mori at Mount Painter - 3 Jun 2017 Hysterobrevium smilacis at Mount Painter - 3 Jun 2017 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 15 Apr 2017 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017 Diplodium truncatum (Little dumpies) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017 Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2017 Lepidosperma laterale (Variable Sword Sedge) at Mount Painter - 28 Mar 2017 Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2017 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2017 Argiope trifasciata (Banded orb weaver) at Mount Painter - 27 Feb 2017 Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Mount Painter - 25 Feb 2017 Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Mount Painter - 25 Feb 2017 Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Mount Painter - 25 Feb 2017 Microtis parviflora (Slender onion orchid) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2016 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 8 Nov 2016 Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Mount Painter - 31 Oct 2016
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Mount Painter - 12 Aug 2019
Unidentified Other true fly (TBC) at Mount Painter - 12 Aug 2019
Unidentified Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 7 Aug 2019
Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 7 Aug 2019
Salpesia sp. (genus) (Salpesia Jumping Spider) at Mount Painter - 2 Aug 2019
Theridiidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 15 Jun 2019
Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at Mount Painter - 14 Jun 2019
Eriophora sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 9 Jun 2019
Crambidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Tapeigaster sp. (genus) (Heteromyzid fly) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Celaenia excavata (Bird-dropping spider) at Mount Painter - 6 Jun 2019
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 16 May 2019
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 9 May 2019
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Termitoidae sp. (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019
Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018
Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Painter - 7 Nov 2018
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Limacodidae sp. (family) (A cup moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 24 Sep 2018
Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 6 Aug 2018
Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018
Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018
Diplodium truncatum (Little dumpies) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Ceromitia leptostica (A fairy moth) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Hednota bivittella (Webworm) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2018
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2018
Hispellinus multispinosus (Spiny leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Psychanisa sp. (genus) (A case moth) at Mount Painter - 9 Mar 2018
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Mount Painter - 4 Mar 2018
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2018
Porrostoma rhipidium (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Feb 2018
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 31 Jan 2018
Microtis unifolia (Common onion orchid) at Mount Painter - 23 Nov 2017
Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2017
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Nov 2017
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Mount Painter - 26 Oct 2017
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Painter - 24 Oct 2017
Aloa marginata (Donovan's Tiger Moth) at Mount Painter - 12 Oct 2017
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Mount Painter - 9 Oct 2017
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Painter - 4 Oct 2017
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2017
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 23 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 21 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2017
Pleuridium sp. at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2017
Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 22 Aug 2017
Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2017
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2017
Grimmia sp. (A moss) at Mount Painter - 3 Aug 2017
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 1 Aug 2017
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 10 Jul 2017
Hysterobrevium mori at Mount Painter - 3 Jun 2017
Hysterobrevium smilacis at Mount Painter - 3 Jun 2017
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 15 Apr 2017
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017
Diplodium truncatum (Little dumpies) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2017
Lepidosperma laterale (Variable Sword Sedge) at Mount Painter - 28 Mar 2017
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2017
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2017
Argiope trifasciata (Banded orb weaver) at Mount Painter - 27 Feb 2017
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Mount Painter - 25 Feb 2017
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Mount Painter - 25 Feb 2017
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Mount Painter - 25 Feb 2017
Microtis parviflora (Slender onion orchid) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2016
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 8 Nov 2016
Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Mount Painter - 31 Oct 2016

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